Khurmi or Balushahi | How to make Khurmi or Balushahi

By Rita Arora  |  5th Nov 2016  |  
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  • Khurmi or Balushahi, How to make Khurmi or Balushahi
Khurmi or Balushahiby Rita Arora
  • Prep Time

    15

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  • Cook Time

    40

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  • Serves

    6

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About Khurmi or Balushahi Recipe

Balushahi is very soft and tasty when eaten,We do make it on the occasion of Diwali.

Khurmi or Balushahi is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Khurmi or Balushahi is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Khurmi or Balushahi by Rita Arora will help you to prepare the perfect Khurmi or Balushahi in your kitchen at home. Khurmi or Balushahi needs 15 minutes for the preparation and 40 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Khurmi or Balushahi. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Khurmi or Balushahi. In case you have any questions on how to make the Khurmi or Balushahi you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Rita Arora. Khurmi or Balushahi will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Khurmi or Balushahi

Ingredients to make Khurmi or Balushahi

  • flour(maida) - 500 grams(2 1/2 cup)
  • Ghee - 150 grams (3/4 cup) to mix with flour
  • baking soda - 1/2 tsp
  • curd - 1 Tbsp
  • sugar - 500 grams
  • ghee - to fry.
  • Chopped pistachios for Garnishing

How to make Khurmi or Balushahi

  1. Put baking powder, curd and Ghee in flour then mix. Using warm water knead a soft dough.
  2. Break off the dough into small lemon sized balls. Make it round with both your palms. Press it like pressing a Peda and make a crater with your thumb on both sides.
  3. Pour Ghee in a frying pan(kadhai) and heat. Fry the flour balls in hot Ghee. Keep in mind that the flame should be low else your Balushahi's will not get cooked in the inside. Turn them over twice and fry till they turn golden. Take out fried Balushahi's on a plate.
  4. Add 25 grams of water to 500 grams sugar and make Chashni with 1 thread. Turn off the gas and put the Balushahi's in it. After soaking Balushahi's for 4-5 minutes take them out one by one using tongs and keep them on a plate. Put some chopped pistachios on balushahi. Cool them off so that the Chashni coated on the Balushahi dries up.
  5. Your delicious Balushahi is ready, fill them in an air-tight container. You can store them upto 15 days and eat whenever you crave for Balushahi.

My Tip:

Fry the balushahi on low flame.

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