Double ka Meetha

Double ka Meetha

Double ka meetha is a dessert of Hyderabad and made from hot crisp fried roundels of bread, soaked in saffron and cardamom-flavoured syrup, topped with cream.

Double ka MeethaDouble ka meetha is a dessert of Hyderabad and made from hot crisp fried roundels of bread, soaked in saffron and cardamom-flavoured syrup, topped with cream.

Summary

4150
  • CourseDessert
  • CuisineIndian
  • Yield6 servings 6 serving
  • Cooking Time1 hour, 40 minutesPT1H40M
  • Total Time1 hour, 40 minutesPT1H40M

Ingredients

Milk
1500 Millilitres
Saffron -12
strands 10
Sugar
200 Grams
Water
2 Cups
Oil for frying
Cardomon essence/ powder/ crushed Teaspoon
pods 1
Bread Slices
3

Steps

  1. Mix 150 gm of sugar and water in a saucepan. Boil on low heat until it form a thick syrup. Keep aside
  2. Pour the milk into a non stick thick bottomed skillet. Add the saffron strands and the remaining 50 gm of sugar. On low heat reduce the milk to a little less than half the volume
  3. Add 1 teaspoon of Cardamom essence and boil for about a minute on low flame. Alternatively if using cardamom powder add 1 teaspoon to the milk. If using pods, crush the pods and add to the reduced milk.
  4. Cut three bread slices diagonally to create triangle shaped pieces. Fry the bread pieces until slightly golden brown.
  5. Immerse the bread pieces one at a time into the sugar syrup. Leave each piece in the sugar syrup for about 10 - 15 seconds.
  6. Pour the reduced milk containing saffron and cardamom on to each bread slice.
  7. Optional - Garnish with pistachios and almonds.
    Chill in refrigerator.