For preparing badusha recipe, first sieve together baking soda and flour.
Crush the nuts and keep aside.
Beat the curd and add little sugar and ghee to make a foaming consistency.
In a food processor, pour this liquid and add the flour mix and blend for 2 - 3 mins.
:- No need to add water. If needed, add only curd.
Make it into a spongy dough.
Make small lemon size balls and roll in between palms hardly
:- The badushas gets smooth & creamy inside, slightly layered.
Make balls off the whole dough and press to flatten a bit and make depression in center with thumb.
Cover with a damp cloth and keep it in the fridge for 10 mins.
Prepare the syrup of 2 string consistency and keep it warm.
Add Ross essence and lemon juice.
Take the badushas from the fridge and keep it in the room temperature for 2 mins.
Heat ghee in a pan.
Put 3 - 4 badushas into it and simmer the flame to medium.
Let them cook on a low heat to golden brown.
Remove from ghee when it¦s done and drop it one by one into the syrup.
Allow it to soak for 12 -15 mins.
Place them in a wide plate and sprinkle nuts and saffron strings over.
sieve together baking soda and flour.
For layered badushas:-
Take all ingredients as for the above recipe.
Make the syrup thicker than above.
When it is boiling, add a tsp milk to it.
:- The dust will float on the surface. Take it out with a spoon.
Divide the whole dough into 2 parts.
Roll it out into a big thin roti.
Apply ghee and rice flour upon it.
Roll it like a mat and on every turn, apply ghee and rice flour.
Press a little with the rolling pin.
Cut into 1 1/2" pieces and take each piece and press to flatten a bit and make depression in center with thumb.
Heat the ghee in a pan and keep the flame in medium.
Drop 3 - 4 of them into the hot ghee.
Deep fry them on a low flame, till they turn golden.
Dip them in the thick syrup for 8 - 10 mins.
Place badushas in a wide plate and sprinkle nuts or roasted coconut strings.
:- Check the heat of the ghee time to time. Otherwise, badushas may get burned.
:- If u r using ghee for frying, the taste will be awesome. But you can use ghee and oil mix to reduce your heath problems.
:- Try these out and make your own badushas at home.