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Hyderabadi Double Ka Meetha

How to Make Double Ka Meetha Recipe - Traditional Hyderabadi Dessert with bread slices and milk
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Hari Chandana Ponnaluri

Ingredients

  • 10 Milk Bread Slices
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water for sugar syrup
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • Cashews raisins and almonds as needed
  • A Pinch of Saffron optional
  • Oil for deep frying

Instructions

  • Bring milk to a boil in a heavy bottomed wide pan.
  • Once boiled, add the saffron and let it boil until the milk quantity is reduced to half. Keep stirring occasionally.
  • Turn off the flame and keep it aside to cool.
  • Remove the brown edges of the bread slices and cut them into pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan for deep frying and fry the bread pieces till crisp and golden brown evenly.
  • Drain them on paper towels and set aside.
  • Combine the sugar and water in a pan and mix until the sugar dissolves completely.
  • Boil the syrup for few minutes on medium flame. Add the cardamom powder to it.
  • Now add the fried bread pieces and mix well to coat the syrup well.
  • Let it simmer for couple of minutes.
  • Now add the prepared milk to it and combine.
  • Let it cook over medium flame for about 5 -10 minutes or until the milk evaporates. It should not be dry and mushy.
  • Add the dry fruits and combine well.
  • Serve warm or chilled.