Tuesday, August 25, 2009


Traditional Indian Sweet.

Ingredients Needed:

1. Maida 1/2 kg
2. Baking Powder 1/2tsp
3. Cooking Soda one pinch
4. Salt one Pinch
5. Kesari food Colour One Pinch
6. Sugar Powder 2 tablespoons
7. Ghee 150 gms
8. Sugar 500gms
7. Elaichi Powder
8. Oil for frying
7. Curds 2 table spoon
8. Water to knead


1. Sieve Maida, Baking Powder, Sugar Powder, Salt, Cooking Soda all together and keep it in a wide bowl.
2. Add Ghee, Kesari Colour (Optional), Elaichi Powder, Curds to the flour and mix well.
3. Knead with water like Poori or Roti dough and keep it aside for 30 mins.
4. Take small lemon size ball roll and flatten it and give thump impression.
5. Heat oil in a Kadai/pan, fry these badhushas in medium flame till done.(it will take longer time to fry in medium flame, this helps the Badhusha to get inside out.)
6. At the same time, Make sugar syrup. In a thick bottomed vessel add sugar and 1 1/2 cups of water and make syrup to one string consistency.
7. Soak this Badhusha until the next batch is made.
8. Remove from Sugar syrup, cool and serve .
9. Any syrup is left over, pour over Badhusha.
10. Garnish with Sliced Almonds.
1. Heat oil and reduce the flame while frying Badhusha.
2. You can use Self Raising Flour instead of Maida.
3. Adding curds gives a nicely layered Badhusha.
4. Butter can be used in place of Ghee.(Same measure)
5. While mixing with Ghee/Butter the flour should resemble like bread crumbs.

Badhusha - Badhshah of Indian Sweet.