balushahi recipe in english
1 cup maida,
4 tbsp ghee,
3 tbsp curd
Baking Powder & Baking Soda 2 Pinch each
1 cup sugar,
1/2 cup water
Few saffron strands,
1/4 tsp Cardamon powder
In a bowl add curd,
ghee and mix it nicely
Once done to it add maida, baking powder & soda.Mix all the ingredients and knead it. Don’t overknead, just combine all the ingredients.
Cover & keep it aside to rest for 20 minutes.
To make sugar syrup, in a deep big pan add sugar & water.
Simmer the sugar syrup on a low to medium low flame. Add few safforn strands & cardamon powder.
Simmer the sugar syrup till you get 1/2 string -1 string consistency.
Further to make balushahi, divide the dough into equal portions.
Roll them gently and lightly between your palms.
Make an indent or depression in them. The shape will be very much similar to donuts
Now Heat oil in a big kadhai, drop a small piece of dough to oil, it should come up gradually & steadily.
Gently place the balushahi in hot oil, don’t over crowd the kadhai and keep some some distance between the balushahi as they tend to expand in oil while frying.
Fry the balushahi on a low flame,when one side firms up and us light golden,turn over each balushahi.
Keep on turning them over at intervals and fry them on low flame. Fry balushahi till they turn golden and crisp Repeat the process for entire balushahi.
Once done remove the excess oil by placing them on kitchen towel.
Further drop the fried balushahi to the warm sugar syrup, with help of tong or spoon turn over each balushahi so that both sides are coated with sugar syrup.
Leave them in sugar syrup for 10 minutes.
Further remove the balushahi from sugar syrup and palce them on plate, garnish them with chopped pistachios.
Balushahi are ready to serve.They can be easily stored in air tight container for 5-6 days.
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