Balushahi/Doughnut Recipe

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delicious dessert for every occasion
Balushahi is a traditional dessert in northern Indian Cuisine, it is somehow similar to a glazed doughnut.

It can be prepared in many occasions like Diwali, Holi, Karwachauth…manny more
Like my husband and friends enjoyed a lot when I have made it in Diwali same thing I want for u all, enjoy the recipe with the easiest way, every ingredients are reachable.

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Servings: 2


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  • Maida/मैदा - 500 ग्राम (4 कप)
  • Ghee/घी - 150 ग्राम (3/4 कप) मैदा में मिलाने के लिये
  • Baking soda/बेकिंग सोडा - आधा चम्मच
  • Dahi/दही - आधा कप
  • Sugar/चीनी - 600 ग्राम means (1 1/2 cup sugar)
  • Edible color-optional(red)
  • Sugar syrup procedure:
  • 1)1-1/2 cup sugar+3/4cup water mix them properly and prepare chasani of 1tar
  • 2)Put all cooked bahushahi in this warm sugar syrup/Chasani for about 4-5 min
  • 3)After that take out every balushahi carefully and allow them to cool


  1. Maida+Baking soda+Dahi+Ghee+pinch of edible color(red)=mixing all of them properly make dough,keep this for around 20-25 min.
  2. Shape around 1/2inch diameter out of this dough with hand and shape them like gulab jamun
  3. Press these with hand to shape them like paida and with a help of one finger make one hole inside paida.
  4. continue this process with whole dough
  5. Put ghee/oil in a kadai and keep the medium flame
  6. Put all balushahi in a hot ghee and cooked it slowly otherwise it is not cooked properly from inside
  7. Side by side prepare Chasani/Sugar syrup


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size -3g
Recipe makes 2 servings
Calories -34  
Calories from Fat -40 0%
Total Fat -4.48g -6%
Saturated Fat -2.79g -11%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol -12mg -4%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Total Carbs 1.4g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 1.4g 1%
Protein -0.01g 0%
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