Balushahi is a famous North Indian sweet. In all mithai shops you can easily get Balushahi or Badusha. I usually avoid buying sweets or snacks from outside and make them at home.

This Balushahi is a tried and tested recipe and gives you one of the best balushahi you will make exactly like the ones you get in the halwai or sweet shop. The outside is crisp and the inside is soft and slightly flaky.

Making Balushahi is very easy. You can make Balushahi very quickly for any occasion. Only less time and less ingredients is needed to make Balushahi. You need just a all purpose flour, baking soda, curd and sugar, these ingredients always available in your home.  Balushahi can be stored in an air-tight container or jar at room temperature for one week.


Preparation time- 15 min.

Cooking time- 30 min.

Type- sweet/desert 


2 cup of maida

½ tspn of sugar

½ tspn of baking soda

1 tbspn of curd

2 tbspn of desi ghee or oil

Oil for deep frying

For sugar syrup-

1 cup of sugar

½ cup of water

¼  tspn cardamom powder


Take a large mixing bowl or thali add maida, sugar, baking soda and mix properly.

Now add 2 tbspn of ghee or oil mix and crumble the mixture.

Further add curd and mix well after that add water and kneed dough.

Cover the dough and keep aside for 15 min.

Now take sugar in a pan add ½ cup water and let it boil.


When sugar is melt boil 5 min more and sugar syrup is ready.

After dough has rested 15 min. slightly knead the dough.


Pinch the small all sized dough and make smooth ball.

Make slightly hollow in a centre with the help of thumb.

Now deep fry  the balls on low flame, till the balls turn golden brown and crisp.

Take out the fried balls and drop them in warm sugar syrup immediately.

Coat the Balushahi with sugar syrup both the sides and soak for 10 min.

Now Balushahi is ready for serve,

Serve hot or chilled it’s depend on your taste.

Garnish with some dry fruits and serve.

You can store this Balushahi on air tight container for 1 week.




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