Balushahi Recipe


  • 250 gm Curd
  • 500 gm Ghee
  • 500 ml Water
  • 500 gm Sugar
  • 500 gm Maida
  • Pinch of Baking powder
  • 4 tbsp chopped Pistachio


  1. Mix maida with curd and 3 tbsp of ghee. Knead it soft.
  2. Make small portions of the mixture (round) and flatten it with thumb impression in the center.
  3. Heat ghee in a pan and fry the small portions untill they turn medium brown.
  4. Prepare sugar syrup by boiling the sugar in water till it becomes a syrup of one thread consistency.
  5. Dip the Balushahi in the syrup and immediately remove it in a plate.
  6. Garnish it with chopped pistachios.

Tip: Adding a cupful of grated carrot or beetroot to the coconut while making burfi will give you "natural" colouring and nutritional benefits.

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