No. of Portions
Soda bi carb:2Pinches
1. Sieve the maida with soda bi carb. Add cardamom powder.
2.Prepare sugar syrup by adding 2 lts of water to the sugar. It should be of pearl consistency.
1. To the maida add fat. mix well till it resembles bread crumbs. To form the dough add the curd and mix well. Do not overknead.
2.Divide into 100 equal portions. Roll on hand each portion into flattish balls. Press lightly at the centre.
3.Deep fry in hot fat on a very slow fire till golden brown in colour. A batch of 50 will take 40 minutes to fry.
4.Remove from fat, drain and add to the syrup. Immerse them fully till the next lot is fried.
5.Remove from syrup and garnish with pistachio nuts.
Standard: Well cooked and neatly shaped balushais. Free of cracks crisp and golden brown exterior with the sugar syrup properly absorbed right in the centre.