Mango Balushahi

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Mango Balushahi


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 35 Min


Serves : 10
  • 2 cups all purpose flour

  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

  • 80 gm ghee

  • 80 gm mango puree

  • 2 cup sugar

  • 1 cup water

  • 1/2 tsp saffron strands(soaked in water)

  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder

  • 1 tsp lemon juice

  • 2 tsp chopped pistachios,for garnish


  • Sieve flour and baking powder together.
  • Add ghee and mango puree.
  • Bring the flour mix to make a dough, do not over knead.
  • Cover and keep the dough for 10-15 minutes.
  • To make sugar syrup,take sugar and water in a pan.
  • Keep stirring on low to medium flame.
  • Add saffron,cardamom powder and lemon juice.
  • Cook the syrup till it reaches one string consistency.
  • Take oil in a big wok to fry the balushahi.
  • Roll the dough into a square and cut in between.
  • Keep one piece over the other and roll into a square again.
  • Repeat this process 5-6 times and then roll it into a cylinder.
  • Cut equal pieces from this cylinder.
  • Roll each piece into spherical shapes and make a hole in centre.
  • Fry the balushahi on low flame till golden brown.
  • Soak these in warm syrup for 5-10 mins till they soak the syrup.
  • Take out from the syrup and let them cool a little .
  • Garnish with pistachios and serve.