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bread sweet dish (bread halwa)

Recipe by
Nabeela Shafique

The humble bread can be turned into one of the finest sweat dishes. we have modified a well known Hyderabadi sweet dish into the most simplest one which goes down well at dinner. The best thing is that there are no complicated ingredients. So if all you have is Bread, Milk and Sugar you can forego the rest. Visit for this recipe.

yield 3 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For bread sweet dish (bread halwa)

  • 3 slice
    toasted bread slices – remove crust – cut in triangles
  • 0.33 tsp
    cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp
    crushed pistachios
  • 1 Tbsp
    flaked almonds
  • 1 pinch
  • 1 Tbsp
    rice flour
  • 2 c
  • 0.75 c

How To Make bread sweet dish (bread halwa)

  • 1
    Heat two cups of milk on medium heat
  • 2
    Add 1/3 teaspoon of cardamom powder
  • 3
    Add a small pinch of saffron
  • 4
    Add 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 5
    Bring to a boil and leave To simmer for a few minutes
  • 6
    Pour half of the milk on the Bread slices to soak them in it
  • 7
    Add one tablespoon of rice flour
  • 8
    Stir till the mixture starts to thicken
  • 9
    Pour the rest of the mixture on the bread
  • 10
    Garnish with one tablespoon of crushed Pistachios
  • 11
    Also sprinkle one tablespoon of flaked Almonds
  • 12
    Best served cold