Sunday, November 11, 2012

Butter Badusha

Wishing you all a very Happy, Prosperous & Safe Diwali!
Badusha is a south Indian famous sweet dish and mainly prepared during diwali and few other festivals and weddings. It has a layered texture and is coated with sugar syrup. Pretty easy to make and tastes great. My daughter loved it very much.For this diwali I made Badhusha and Jangri.

 All Purpose Flour/Maida-2 cups
Cooking Soda-2 pinch
Kesari Color-1/4 tsp   
Sugar powder  -1 tbsp                       
Saffron strands -Little
 Cardamom Powder-1/2 tsp
 Butter - 1/2 cup
 Oil-To fry
Water-As required
Edible camphor- Pinch
For Sugar Syrup:
  Sugar-1 1/2cup
  Water- 1 1/2 cup
For Garnishing:
    Almonds and Pistachio Grated (Optional)
1. Sieve the flour and cooking soda in a mixing bowl.
 2.Take a wider bowl, put Maida Add Kesari color,Saffron,Cardamom powder and Add 1tbsp sugar powder to it and mix till well combined. Finally put the butter and mix well in hands.
3.Sprinkle little water at a time and make soft tight dough.
4.Make a small ball and while making balls, dont allow it get cracks in out sides.
5.Flat the balls in palm & press a little in middle, using our thumb and deep fry them in very low heat.
6.Flip them and cook both the sides.The badusha should turn golden very slowly.
7.Take a wider Kadai, Boil sugar with 3/4 cup of water in a pan to a syrup of single string consistency.Addsaffron string and edible camphor in sugar syrup.
8.Then put fried Badusha in to the sugar syrup, dip gently and let them soak in the sugar syrup for few minutes
9.Once it coated in all sides, transfer in to plates and Garnish the badusha with saffron strands, nuts or coconut before the sugar syrup dries. Delicious Badusha is ready.