The perfect Homemade Balushahi recipe for you. Make it and impress everyone. #HappyCookingToYou

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Prepare Sugar Surup (Sheera):

  • Cheeni (Sugar) 2 Cups or to taste
  • Pani (Water) 1 Cup
  • Lemon juice few drops

Prepare Dough:

  • Maida (All-purpose flour) sifted 1 & ½ Cups
  • Baking soda ¼ tsp
  • Jaifil powder (Nutmeg powder) ¼ tsp
  • Elaichi powder (Cardamom powder) ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ¼ tsp
  • Ghee melted 2 & ½ tbs
  • Dahi (Yogurt) whisked 3 tbs (room temperature)
  • Pani (Water) ¼ Cup or as required
  • Ghee for frying
  • Pista (Pistachio) for garnishing


Prepare Sugar Syrup (Sheera):

In saucepan,add sugar and water,mix well and cook on low flame until sugar is dissolved and continue cook until syrup becomes thick.

Add lemon juice,mix well & set aside.

Sugar syrup (sheera) is ready!

Prepare Dough:

In bowl,place sifter,add all-purpose flour,baking soda and sift together.

Add nutmeg powder,cardamom powder,salt and mix well.

Add ghee and mix well.

Add yogurt and mix well until crumbled.

Gradually add water and mix until combined (don’t over knead),cover and let it rest for 15 minutes.

Grease hands and working surface with oil and flatten the dough & roll it.

Cut the dough with the help of the cutter.

Take a small dough,make a ball and with the help of the thumb press from the center.

In wok,add ghee and let it melt,fry dough on low flame for 20-25 minutes.

After frying,add bhalo shahi in warm sugar syrup (sheera) and leave them for 10-15 minutes and take out in a serving plate.

Garnish with pistachio & serve.

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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