Halwai Style Balushahi

This Balushahi recipe created with Olper’s Tarrka has the perfect blend of sweetness for your special occasions. Just follow the steps in this recipe to make this delectable traditional delicacy. #FoodFusion #OlpersTarrka #Olpers #happycookingtoyou

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Prepare Sheera (Sugar Syrup):

-Water 1 Cup

-Sugar 2 Cups

-Glucose syrup 1 & ½ tbs (Substitute: Lemon juice 1 tbs)

Prepare Balushahi:

-Olper’s Tarrka Desi Ghee 1/3 Cup

-Dahi (Yogurt) ¼ Cup

-Water ½ Cup

-Baking soda ¼ tsp

-Baking powder ½ tsp

-Maida (All-purpose flour) sifted 3 Cups

-Olper’s Tarrka Desi Ghee for frying

-Pista (Pistachios) sliced

-Chandi warq (Edible silver leaf)



Prepare Sheera (Sugar Syrup):

-In a wok,add water,sugar & mix well,bring it to boil & cook until one string consistency (5-6 minutes).

-Add glucose syrup,mix well & set aside.

Prepare Balushahi:

-In a saucepan,add desi ghee & let it melt on low flame & set aside.

-In a bowl,add yogurt,water,baking soda,baking powder,melted desi ghee & mix well.

-Add all-purpose flour,mix well & knead until dough is formed,cover & let it rest for 5 minutes.

-Cut the dough with the help of the cutter.

-Take a small dough (42g),make a ball & make an indent or depression in them with the help of you  thumb (makes 17-18).

-In a wok,add desi ghee & let it melt.

-Add dough balls & fry on low flame until golden & crispy (25-30 minutes) & turn sides in between.

-After frying,let them rest for 5 minutes.

-In warm sugar syruy,add balushahi & let them soak for 30 minutes.

-Garnish with pistachios,edible silver leaf & serve!


Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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