Thursday, April 15, 2010


Badusha is a Indian sweet made with plain flour and yogurt, fried in oil and soaked in syrup.
Plain flour-2 cups
Yogurt-1 cup
Ghee-3/4 cup
Bicarb of soda-1 tsp
Ghee or ghee and oil mixed for frying
Sugar-3 cups
Water-11/2 cups
Rose water- a few drops
Lemon juice- 1/2 a lemon
For Garnishing:
Mixed crushed nuts to garnish.
Sift the plain flour and bicarb of soda.
Beat together ghee,yogurt and little bit of sugar.Mix the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and make it into smooth. Roll it out into lemon size balls, flatten it with your palms and make a depression in the middle. Repeat with remaining dough, place it in a plate, cover it with a damp cloth or cling film and keep it in the fridge for 10 minutes.
Prepare the syrup by boiling the sugar and water together to form two string consistency,add the essence and lemon juice ,keep it warm.
Now fry the badusha's in ghee or oil in low flame until they turn golden brown.Soak it in the syrup for 10 to 15 minutes, take it out and garnish with crushed nuts and saffron strands.

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