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Badhusha recipe: Traditional dessert

Balushahi/Makhan Bada is a traditional dessert in northern Indian Cuisine. North Indian sweets also known as Balushahi or Badhusha.



Ingredients

500 gram maida, 200 gram melted ghee, 1/2 cup Curds, 1/2 tsp soda bicarb, 1/4 tsp cardamom powder, ghee for frying, 3 cups sugar, 1 1/2 cup water, 1/2 tsp lemon juice.

How to make

Mix maida and soda bicarb and sieve it. Add cardamom powder. Now add ghee and melted ghee and mix thoroughly. Knead soft dough using lukewarm water and keep aside for 30 minutes. Make small lemon size rounds balls.

Press to flatten a bit, and press in the center with thumb to make balushahi shape. Heat ghee in wok, put some balusahai and fry on medium flame till golden brown. Invert carefully and fry other side similarly.

Fry all balushahi as method and keep aside. For sugar syrup add 1 1/2 cup water with 3 cup sugar and boil till it prepare syrup of 1 thread consistancy.

Now put fries balushahi in the syrup and, allow to soak for 5 minutes. Remove from the syrup and and keep on a plate to drain excess syrup. Cool it completely, before transferring to air tight container.

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 30 min

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