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March 19, 2012Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Yield: Make: 8-10


• 3oo grams short crust pastry dough

• ½ cup mawa

• ½ teaspoon nutmeg powder

• 1 and ½ cup sugar

• Oil for deep fry




How to make:

1. Heat the pan on medium and add sugar and ¾ cup of water. Cook it till sugar is dissolved and syrup comes into boiling point. Keep aside syrup.

2. Take dough and divide into 8-10 equal balls. Take each ball and use your finger to spread little.

3. Mix ¾ mawa and nutmeg powder and place spoonful of mawa mix on the spread dough.

4. Close the dough and make it flat. Press little bit in the middle.

5. Heat the oil on low heat and fry the stuffed flat bread till it becomes golden. Remove it from oil and soak it about 3-5 minutes into syrup.

6. Take out from syrup and roll it in mawa. Repeat the process with rest of balls.

7. Balushahi is ready to serve.

Tips: Balushahi dough will be crumble one. You can check in the picture.


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February 24, 2015 2:32 am

hi,apu I made balushahi my dinner party. & no one understand I made at home.Its awesome.thanks apu & love u

January 28, 2015 1:43 am

Can I use puff pastry sheet from woolworths? Plz tell me how can I make the dough from a sheet…thanks.

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tasfia rahman
August 26, 2014 9:33 am

apu pastry dough to bd te paoa jae na…eta sara bananor ki kono method ache with maida …plzz tell me..thank u.

October 9, 2013 6:42 am

plz can u show or explain how to give the balushai shape from a square puff pastry/short crust pastry sheet? and aslo how many balusai can be make from one puff pastry sheet?

February 16, 2013 1:15 am

I am live in USA. I went to two big grocery stores here. They don’t have such thing call “short crust pastry dough”. Is this call pastry sheet or apple pie dough? Where do I get it? If you make at home, can I have your recipe please. Thank you.