Balushahi | How to make Balushahi

By Sushreeta Supkar  |  6th Dec 2015  |  
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About Balushahi Recipe

A tasty festive dessert of India.

Balushahi is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Balushahi has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Sushreeta Supkar is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Balushahi recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Balushahi is few minutes and the time taken for cooking is 10 minutes. This is recipe of Balushahi is perfect to serve 8 people. Balushahi is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Balushahi. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Balushahi by commenting on this page below!


Ingredients to make Balushahi

  • maida 1 cup
  • oil 3 tablespoon
  • baking soda - 1/4 teaspoon
  • water as required for the dough
  • sugar 1 cup
  • water 1/4 cup for the sugar syrup
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • oil for frying
  • Few sliced almonds

How to make Balushahi

  1. Mix the maida and baking soda nicely. Add 3 tablespoon of oil and again mix it well. Now make a dough with very little water till its just combined. Allow the dough to rest covered for half an hour.
  2. Make the sugar syrup by boiling sugar and water till you achieve one thread consistency. Then add in the cardamom powder.
  3. Make 8 balls with the dough. They will have rough edges which will help in soaking the sugar syrup easily.
  4. Now drop all the balushahi balls into hot oil. Keep the flame low. This will allow the balushahis to puff up nicely.
  5. Fry the balushahis till they turn slightly golden. Then transfer these balushahis immediately into the hot sugar syrup.
  6. Let them soak in the syrup for a few minutes, then take them out of the sugar syrup. You may garnish them will sliced almonds.

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