Indian Sweets Recipe: Delicious Balu Shahi


Balu ShahiNorth Indian savories

Ingredients For Balu Shahi :

  • 225 gms refined flour
  • 125 gms ghee
  • 2 tbsp. warm milk/curd
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. warm water

For syrup :

  • 250 gms sugar
  • 2 teacupful water



  1. Sieve the flour in a mixing bowl and add the heated ghee and baking powder.
  2. Rub the mixture with your hands , gradually adding milk/curd and warm water, and mix into a stiff dough.
  3. Break off a small portion of the dough into a ball , then flatten it, and make a deep hole through the center.
  4. To prepare the syrup, boil the sugar and water together in a large pan for 15 minutes; the syrup should be quite sticky.
  5. Heat the ghee in a frying pan and fry the balu shahi quite slowly until they are golden brown.
  6. When they are fully done, put them in the warm syrup for a few minutes, shaking the pan frequently to let them become well-coated with syrup.
  7. Take them out singly from the pan and place on a shallow dish.
  8. Serve cold or hot as you desire.