The sweet is flaky on the outside and juicy inside melting in your mouth.
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Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Resting Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 6-7 minutes per batch
Makes : 25 Badushas
Maida/All purpose flour: 2 1/2 cups
Fresh curd/Yogurt: 1 cup
Butter or Ghee : 50 gms
Baking Powder: 1/2 tsp
Baking soda: 1/4 tsp
Sugar : 2 1/2 cups
Water : 1 1/2 cups
Take Maida, baking soda andbaking powder in a mixing bowl and sieve well. Add butter/ghee and work it into the flour. Add yogurt and mix to make a dough. Don't overdo. Just kneed enough with your fingers to form a dough.
Cover and let it rest for 20 minutes.
Heat sugar and water mixture in a pan.
Take the dough, make a small lemon size balls and flatten it. Make a thumbprint in the middle.
Heat oil for deep frying, fry the Badushas 5-6 at a time as they will double in size. Keep it on low heat and fry until golden brown.
By now, your sugar syrup should be ready to a one string consistency.
Drop the fried Badushas into sugar syrup and let them soak for 5-6 minutes.
Let the Badushas cool off for 1-2 hours before serving.