Badhusha, Badusa Sweet

Deepavali Diwali special recipesĀ 


  • Maida or All purpose flour – 2 cups
  • Baking soda – 1/4 tspn
  • Ghee – 3/4 cup

For Jeera(Sugar Syrup):

  • Sugar – 3 cups
  • Water – 2 cups


  1. Blend Baking powder and Ghee by hands for 15 minutes without any lumps.
  2. Add 1/2 cup of Maida to the blended Ghee and mix it with your hands gradually.
  3. Add the remaining maida, water and start mixing till it turns into firm and soft dough (like you prepare for poori). Mix the dough without much forcing.
  4. Close it with a wet cloth for 15 minutes.
  5. Take a small portion of dough and make a small ball, then flatten it and press lightly in center. Finish all the dough like this.
  6. Deep fry these Badhushas in hot oil till it turns biscuit colour.

Jeera Preparation:

  1. Boil sugar and water until foaming bubbles. This is the correct texture. Now sugar syrup is ready.
  2. Drop the hot Badhushas in sugar syrup.
  3. Once the sugar syrup is absorbed and badhushas become soft, remove from sugar syrup and store it in another bowl.
  4. Garnish it with pista, almonds or coconut.

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