Balushahi | How to make Balushahi

By Priya Suresh  |  7th Nov 2015  |  
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About Balushahi Recipe

Balushahi ressembles as much as like our South Indian popular Badushah aka sugar glazed maida flour doughnuts.

Balushahi is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Balushahi in your kitchen. This recipe requires few minutes for preparation and 10 minutes to cook. The Balushahi by Priya Suresh has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Balushahi at home without any difficulty. Balushahi is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Balushahi would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Balushahi this weekend. Share your Balushahi cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Priya Suresh for inputs. In case you have any queries for Balushahi you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Priya Suresh. You can also rate the Balushahi and give feedback.


Ingredients to make Balushahi

  • 1 cup all purpose flour/Maida
  • 1/4 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup Cold clarified ghee/butter
  • 1/4 cup yogurt (cold)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp Chopped pistachios
  • oil for deep frying

How to make Balushahi

  1. In a bowl, take the flour, baking soda, baking powder together, add the cold clarified ghee and mix until the mixture turns crumbly.
  2. Slowly add the cold yogurt and mix everything to form a dough, don't knead the dough.
  3. Cover the bowl and keep aside for half an hour.
  4. Meanwhile take the sugar, water in a pan and heat on a medium flame, bring it to a boil. Add in the cardamom powder, let it simmer until the syrup turns one thread consistency.
  5. Take the dough knead for few minutes and divide the dough into 10 equal balls. Roll the balls and make a deep dent in the center of the balls.
  6. Heat oil for deep frying on medium heat, once the oil is hot enough, drop balushahis one by one, don't over crowd.
  7. Cook on both sides until they turns golden brown (don't turn the balushahis more than three times). Remove the fried balushahis and drain the oil with a paper towel.
  8. Now drop the balushahi into the already sugar syrup, let them sit for few seconds, remove them and let it cool completely. Garnish the balushahis with the pistachios. Serve.

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