Monday, May 9, 2011


I know most you out there must be thinking!!!! What these cute little sweet treats are doing in my kitchen at this time of the year. Yep............usually I do these at the time of Diwali, but this time I have prepared these to celebrate a happy and special time at my place. So friends had got a chance to click and share this yummy recipe to you all..............................

Required things:

  • Maida/ all purpose flour-1&1/2cup

  • Butter-2Tsp.

  • Curd-2/3cup

  • Water-1&1/2cup

  • Sugar- 1&1/ 2cup

  • Baking powder- 2/3tsp.

  • Cardamom Powder - 1/4tsp(optional)

  • Oil for deep frying

  • Crushed nuts - 1/4tsp. for garnishing.


  • Sieve the flour and baking powder.

  • Add 1tbsp.sugar, butter to the flour, mix till well combined.

  • Add little by little curd to the flour, knead well and make a soft dough, if required grease your your palm with little butter to make the soft dough.

  • Cover the dough and let it rest for at least 30min.

  • Divide the dough to 10-12 balls.

  • Flatten them little with your fingers, pinch the sides and tuck them inside to get fancy look or just flatten them with your fingers and make little depression in the centre of the flattened dough, keep them aside.

  • Make a batch of flattened balls(5-6 at a time) and keep them aside.

Frying Badusha:

Most of the taste of Badusha lies in it's layers, to get a perfect layers the badushas should be fried on really low flame.

  • Heat the oil for deep frying, the badushas should be completely covered in the oil while frying.

  • The oil should not be hot. Once it is hot enough( to test drop a little ball of dough in the oil, it should raise up immediately)

  • Remove from the heat and drop Badushas and let them fry for 5-6 mins. Then again keep them on low flame for just 4-5mins, fry them on both the sides.

  • Fallow the above method for all the badushas and keep them aside.


  • Prepare the sugar syrup by boiling sugar and water till it gets 2 string consistency.

  • Drop the prepared Badushas in the hot sugar syrup and soak them for 4-5min.

  • Remove them from the syrup and lay them on the wax paper, let them sit there till the sugar syrup dries up.

  • Garnish Badushas with crushed nuts.


  • Do not add the curd all at once, adjust as required to make the soft dough.

  • If the dough is too soft to handle add little plain flour to it.

  • Have a look at this Video for making fancy looking Badushas.

14 yummies:

Prathibha said...

Badusha looks yummy n perfect..:)

Priti said...

Looks so yum n inviting

Kadhyaa... said...

that looks so divine..

Hari Chandana said...

Looks perfect and tempting.. thanks for sharing dear..
Indian Cuisine

Happy Cook / Finla said...

Looks perfect and yumm

srividhya Ravikumar said...

wow..glazzy badusha...lovely

Prathima Shivraj said...

Perfect Badusha, looks yumm.

Reva said...

The badushas area testimony to says you r an expert in making south indian sweets... perfectly made:)

divya said...

Looks perfect and tempting..

Nithya said...

Perfectly shaped and tempting sweet :) Love it a lot :) I failed badly when I tried last time, will give your recipe a try asap :)

prasu said...

Thank you girls.............

Vardhini said...

Badusha looks yummy .. First time here .. Nice recipes .. following you for more yummy stuff ..

Do drop by my space when you get a chance.


Raji said...

Very delectable and exotic badushas...looks perfect with beautiful glaze.

Chitra said...

badusha looks soooo yummmy...mouthwatering...

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