Indian Buttermilk Donut (Badusha)  

doughnut (badusha)Ingredients:

1 cup all purpose flour (maida or plain flour)

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/8 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 cup unsalted butter cold cut into small pieces or cold clarified butter ghee

1/4 cup yogurt cold(curd)


1 cups sugar

1/3 cup water

4 cardamom pods crushed



  1. In a sauce pan add water, sugar, and cardamom over medium heat, bring it to a boil. Let it simmer until syrup is almost to one thread on candy thermometer it should be 215 degree. Set aside.


  1. In a bowl mix the flour, baking soda and baking powder.
  2. Add butter mix with your fingers, mixture should be crumby.
  3. Add the yogurt slowly as needed making into soft dough. Do not knead the dough.
  4. Cover the dough and let it sit for about half an hour.
  5. Take the dough and knead just enough to hold it together.
  6. Divide the dough into 12 equal parts.
  7. Make the dough balls, Balls will not be very smooth and will have cracks all around; make a deep dent in the center of the balls.
  8. Heat the oil in a flat frying pan over low heat.
  9. The frying pan should have about 1 ½ inch of oil. To check if oil is ready put a little piece of dough in the oil. It should make oil lightly sizzle, if dough float oil is too hot.
  10. Place the Badusha in the frying pan don’t overcrowd as Badusha will expend to about 1-1/2 time and they should not overlap.
  11. It should take about 2 minutes before Badusha will come up. Wait another 3-4 minutes before turning over Badusha should be light brown from bottom. Fry the Badusha until they are golden brown from both sides; do not turn more then three times. This should take about 10 minutes.  will look very flakey If the Badusha are fried on high heat, they will not be cooked inside.
  12. Take them out over layered of paper towel so it can absorb the extra oil.
  13. Dip Badusha in the syrup all around and remove them. Don’t leave them in syrup.
  14. Mouthwatering flaky Badushas are ready and looking great read.

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3 Responses

  1. swathi says:

    very easy method to prepare nice dish thnq

  2. swathi says:

    Very nice dish n easy to prepare thnq

  3. admin says:

    thanq u swathi mam

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