6 cups Maida
1 teaspoon Soda (bicarbonate)
8 cups Sugar
3 cups Water
1/2 cup Pistachios
2/3 cup Ghee (for adding in maida to make dough)
Ghee for frying
How to make Balushahi
- Mix maida, soda, and 2/3 cup ghee to make stiff dough.
- Roll out small balls from this dough.
- Heat ghee and fry these balls till it turns brown.
- Prepare sugar syrup of two thread consistency.
- Dip fried balls in sugar syrup.
- Drain the excess syrup.
- Adorn with pistachios.
- Balushahi is ready.