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6 medium slices white bread
75g/3oz ghee or butter
150g/5oz granulated sugar
3 green cardamom pods, husks
175ml/6fl oz evaporated milk
1⁄2 teaspoon saffron threads
• Cut the bread slices into quarters. Heat the ghee or butter in a large
heavy frying pan. Add the bread slices and fry, turning once, until
• Put the fried bread in the bottom of a heatproof dish and set aside.
• To make a syrup, put the sugar, 300ml/10fl oz water and cardamom
seeds in a saucepan. Bring to the boil over a medium heat, stirring
constantly, until the sugar has dissolved. Boil until the syrup thickens.
Pour the syrup over the fried bread.
• Put the milk, evaporated milk and saffron in a separate saucepan, and
bring to the boil over a low heat. Simmer until it has halved in volume.
Pour the mixture over the syrup-coated bread. Serve warm.