Halwai Style Balushahi Recipe

Halwai Style Balushahi Recipe

30 mins
2-3 people
10 mins

Halwai Style Balushahi


2 cups maida

1/2 cup ghee

1 TSP baking powder

1 cup sugar

1 pinch saffron

1 cardamom

A few drops of orange colour

Oil or ghee for deep frying

Pistachio for garnishing


● Mix flour with baking powder and ghee to achieve sand consistency.

● Add sprinkle of water to make a tight dough

● For sugar syrup boil one cup of sugar with 1/2 cup of water

● Add saffron, cardamom and orange colour to make 1 string sugar syrup

● Divide the dough into equal portions

● And stack the dough into layers

● Again divide the dough into equal portions and make a round shape

● With the help of finger or thumb make a dent and

● Deep fry balushahi in medium hot oil

● Lower the flame and deep fry for 10- 12 min till crispy golden brown

● Remove balushahi from the kadahi

● And dip the balushahi in sugar syrup for 15 min.

● Garnish the balushahi with pistachio.