A popular sweet dish in India, our Balushahi is crisp from outside and has soft and flaky texture from inside. Balushahi is a traditional dessert originating from the Indian subcontinent. It is similar to a glazed doughnut in terms of ingredients, but differs in texture and taste. In South India, a similar pastry is known as badushah. You can call them Indian doughnuts and who doesn’t like doughnuts?
History of Balushahi
Baluka - means bati or a ball made up of wheat .When it is prepared in desi ghee and coated /dipped in sugar and garnished with dry fruits rose petal and silver or gold foil -it becomes ROYAL or SAHI .Hence ‘balushahi, -different languages and different acents and tone gives it different names