Double ka meetha

Double ka Meetha
Course Dessert
Place of origin India
Region or state Old Hyderabad State which includes Marathi, Kannada and all Telugu regions (Naizam, Sircar and Ceded) ruled by Nizams and Qutub Shahis. Popular in Hyderabad, India.
Main ingredients Bread, milk and dry fruits
Variations Shahi Tukre
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Double ka meetha (Urdu: شاہی ٹکڑا) is a bread pudding Indian sweet of fried bread slices soaked in hot milk with spices, including saffron and cardamom.[1] Double ka meetha is a dessert of Hyderabad, Telangana.[2] It is popular in Hyderabadi cuisine, served at weddings and parties. Double ka meetha refers to the milk bread, called "Double Roti" in the local Indian dialects because it swells up to almost double its original size after baking.

The dish is similar to Shahi Tukra which has its roots in Awadhi cuisine. It is particularly prepared during the festive month of Ramadan and on Eid. The recipe uses bread, condensed milk, and dry fruits.

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