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Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in Desserts | 0 comments

Batasa / Sugar Drop Candy / বাতাসা



Wish you all a very very happy Durga Puja.

Batasa / Sugar Drop Candy is a very popular Bangladesh. Specially in Hindu Festival it is a must have sweet.



• 2 cups sugar

• ½ tsp bicarb soda

• ½ cup water

Also needs aluminium foil or kula.

How to make:

1. In a small saucepan, place sugar and water over a medium heat until the sugar is dissolved.

2. Bring sugar, syrup and water to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes. When white bubbles start to show from bottom, stir constantly.

3. Place aluminium foil close to the stove and remove the saucepan from the heat. Add the bicarbonate soda to the saucepan.

4. Pour spoonful hot mixture on foil till you finish the mixture (you need to be quick)and leave to cool.

5. Enjoy Batasa / Sugar Drop Candy which has long shelf life.




  • চিনি ২ কাপ
  • খাবার সোডা আধা চা চামচ
  • পানি আধা কাপ
  • বাঁশের ডালা ১টি

প্রণালি: কড়াইতে চিনি পানি একসঙ্গে ফোটাতে দিন। যখন ফুসফুসে হয়ে আসবে, খাবার সোডা দিন। ঘন ঘন নাড়তে থাকুন। সোডা সিরা হলে গোল চামচের এক চামচ করে বাঁশের ডালায় ফেলে জমতে দিন। ঠান্ডা হলে বাতাসা শক্ত হবে।


Rownak loves to cook bangladeshi food and share her bengali recipes on her cooking blog. Rownak is determined to introduce all the authentic bangladeshi cuisine to the world and let everyone realise what they were missing out! She is based on sunny Queensland (Gold Coast) in Australia. Rownak writes for a number of bangladeshi cooking blog.

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