Badusha/Balushahi or oriental donuts is akin to
donut excluding yeast. I have posted the basic
recipe of this sweet with a variation of coconut
in my previous posts!
Now ,today I present to you my recipe of
chocolate badusha .
2 .5 cups of all purpose flour
2 -2.5 tblsp cocoa powder
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp. baking soda
a pinch of salt
4 tblsp melted butter
Water/ milk to bind to a dough
For the syrup
3-4 cups sugar
1/2 -1 cup water
1/2 tsp. cardamon powder
A pinch of grated nutmeg
A small piece of alum/a drop of lime juice ( to
prevent crystallisation )
1 tsp ghee ( optional) to add after the syrup
Mix the flour with baking powder , soda,salt .
Add the melted butter ,and enough water to
bind to a soft dough and set aside for thirty
Prepare the syrup till slightly thick .
Make tiny portions from the prepared dough.
Make a thumb impression on each portion and
fry in oil till golden brown
Drop in the prepared syrup . Allow to coat well
for few minutes . Garnish with almonds or any
nuts of your choice.
You can add grated chocolate and desiccated
coconut for a variation
Method for syrup
Add all ingredients except ghee and cook till
thick. Add ghee.
Add fried badushas .
Try this and send in your valuable comments!