- Milk and curd is a good source of protein as it contains all essential amino acids. It helps in cellular repair, regulates the immune system and improves muscle health.
- It contains calcium along with other nutrients and vitamins which helps in increasing bone density thereby ensuring strong and healthy bones and prevents osteoporosis.
- Lemon Juice contains soluble fiber which can promote gut health and prevent digestive issues.
- It is a good source of vitamin C which promotes heart health, boosts the immune system and prevents chronic diseases. Along with citric acid, it helps with the absorption of minerals like iron and thereby prevents anemia.
- Almonds are loaded with fiber, protein and healthy fats hence can be included in a healthy diet for weight loss.
- It has antioxidants that remove free radicals and prevent oxidative damage.
- It is rich in vitamin E which reduces the risk of heart problems, cancer and Alzheimer's disease.
- Pistachios are loaded with protein, fiber and potassium. It promotes eye and gut health.
- It also helps lower blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
- Cardamom Powder has antibacterial properties that can kill mouth bacteria and prevent bad breath.
- It has anti-inflammatory properties. It also helps with digestion.
- Ghee helps absorb nutrients and can improve the immune system as it contains antioxidants. It can also relieve digestion issues.
- There are over 50+ traditional fried pastry dessert varieties available in India
- Other names of Chitti Badusha include Balushahi, Bhadusha and Balsaahi.
- Curd helps in the absorption of vitamin B6 and minerals like calcium, iron and potassium
- Compared to milk, curd is easy to digest and also help promote gut health and prevents stomach infections
- Chitti Badusha is more popular in South Indian states like Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
- Chitti Badusha is one among the top countrywide popular desserts like Gulab Jamun and Jalebi that are sugar-glazed confectionery.
Suggested consumable by age groups
- A significant quantity of one to two pieces of Badusha can be consumed by all age groups.
Good times to eat:
- It can be eaten as an evening snack or as a dessert.
Eat along with:
- It can be eaten as it is or alongside any Indian snack varieties.
When not to eat or eat more often:
- People with diabetes shall not consume.
STORY/HISTORY OF RECIPE
Badusha is an Indian pastry popular throughout the country. It is a traditional sweet said to have originated from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. It may look slightly similar to doughnuts in appearance but has a different taste and has a flaky layered texture on the inside. The sugar-glazed sweet is almost everyone’s favorite. It is specially prepared and shared during many occasions like weddings and festivals like Diwali.
RECIPE INGREDIENTS, PREPARATION STEPS AND OCCASIONS SERVED
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The following are the ingredients needed to prepare Chitti Badusha,
- Maida - 1 ½ cup
- Sugar - 1 cup
- Milk - ¼ cup
- Curd - ¼ cup
- Powdered sugar - 1 tablespoon
- Baking soda - ¼ teaspoon
- Lemon juice - a few drops
- Elaichi/cardamom powder - 1 teaspoon
- Saffron - 2 teaspoons
- Sliced almonds and pistachios - 3 tablespoons or as preferred.
- Ghee - 4 tablespoons
- Water - ½ cup
- Oil for deep fry
- In a wide bowl, add maida, baking soda, ghee, curd, powdered sugar and milk one by one and gently knead them into a soft dough.
- Cover it with a towel and let it rest for a few minutes.
- Heat a pan with sugar and water. Keep stirring.
- Add a few drops of lemon juice to prevent crystallization.
- Add cardamom powder and saffron to the sugar syrup.
- Switch off the flame and keep it aside once it reaches the one-string consistency.
- In a different pan pour oil for deep fry and let it heat.
- Meanwhile, pinch and take a lemon-sized dough and roll it into a ball.
- Slightly flatten it with your palm and press the center with your index finger.
- When the oil is heated, drop the prepared discs gently into the pan. You can fry more than one at a time based on the pan’s capacity.
- Let it fry, slowly it will float up, at this time flip them to cook well.
- Once it turns light brown, remove them one by one and place them on a tissue cloth to remove excess oil.
- Repeat the same process for the remaining dough.
- Dip these fried discs into the sugar syrup. Flip and cover it completely with sugar syrup.
- Let it soak in the sugar syrup for 10 -15 minutes.
- Once it has absorbed the sugar syrup, plate it by garnishing with sliced pistachios and almonds and saffron, if preferred.
- Prepared Chitti Badusha if stored in an airtight container can be enjoyed for 5-7 days.
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