[Cook It Up] Make this dessert Jaan E Aazam

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes
Serving: 4 People


  • 5 Slices Bread (Preferably Rice Flour Home Made Bread)
  • Ghee for Frying
  • 250 GM Thick Rabri
  • 1 Sheet Silver Leaf (Optional)
  • Almonds/ Cashew Nuts/ Pistachio (Thinly Sliced) For Garnishing
  • 50 GM Rose Candy (Gulkand)
  • 100 GM Mava/ Khoya

For Syrup

  • 150 G Sugar
  • 50 Ml Water
  • 1 Pinch Cardamom Powder
  • 1 Pinch Saffron (Dissolved In 1tsp Hot Water)


  1. Remove crust from the bread and cut them each in four triangles or heart shapes.
  2. Heat ghee in a frying pan and fry the heart shaped cut bread slices, one at a time on both sides till they get golden brown and crispy.
  3. Make thick sugar syrup by boiling the listed ingredients for syrup.
  4. Soak bread slices in the sugar syrup for five minutes, while the syrup is still hot for easy absorption enabling each slice to optimize sweetness and get that butter soft texture.
  5. Arrange the slices on a platter and top it with chilled rabdi.
  6. Mix mava and gulkand and arrange on the hearts. Sprinkle with fresh rose petals.
  7. Garnish with silver leaf and slivered nuts. Refrigerate and serve chilled.

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Chef Aman Tandon
Chef Aman Tandon is the Regional Executive Chef at The Pride group of Hotels, Ahmedabad wherein he oversees the complete management of three F&B outlets – Cafetreat, Casablanca and Posh. His distinct creative culinary style have been appreciated by Hollywood and Bollywood stars, International Cricketers, Olympians, Politicians and industrialists. At BuddyBits.com, he write a weekly cooking column- Cook It Up.