Balushahis | Pachakam



Category : Snacks, Pure-Vegetarian

By Asha Patel

Published On: 23 Oct 2002

Rating: 3
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

For making the syrup:
1)Prepare sugar syrup of 1 thread consistency by boiling together sugar, water and lemon juice.

Step 2

For making Balushahis:
1)Sieve together flour and soda.

Step 3

Add cardamom powder.

Step 4

Rub in ghee thoroughly.

Step 5

Add curd and mix them together in one direction.

Step 6

Make a stiff dough. Add a tbsp of tepid water if required.

Step 7

Keep it aside covered in a cool place or fridge for 1-2 hours.

Step 8

Make small round balls about 3÷ in diameter. Press to flatten a bit, and make depression in center with thumb. This is the traditional balushahi shape.

Step 9

Heat ghee in a frying pan.

Step 10

Add a few patties and reduce the flame. Do not turn the side until one side is pinkish.

Step 11

Follow the same procedure for the rest of the patties.

Step 12

Drain and leave it to cool.

Step 13

Put them in the sugar syrup and allow them to soak for 5 minutes.

Step 14

Remove and keep on a perforated plate to drain off the excess syrup.

Step 15

Allow it to cool.

Step 16

:- Store in an air tight container.

Step 17

For making sugar coated Balushahis:
1)Reheat the remaining syrup till
2 1/2 thread consistency is obtained.

Step 18

Coat the above balushahis with this or dip inside the syrup.

Step 19

Keep on mesh to cool and let the sugar set to a white coat.

Step 20

Sprinkle some red rose petals and crushed cardamom over them.


its really easy to make and yummy too

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