Makhan Vada

4.80 from 5 votes

Makhan Bada is my 50th recipe on plattershare. I thought, kuch meetha ho jaaye so I am posting it. Well it is one of the traditional sweet of Rajasthan.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Served AsSnacks
CuisineNorth Indian
Servings 8


  • Maida All purpose flour – ½ cup
  • Ghee – 1/6 Cup for dough
  • Ghee – to deep fry
  • Yogurt – 1 tbsp
  • Baking Powder – a pinch
  • Pistachios – 2 tbsp chopped
  • Green Cardamom Powder – ¼ tsp
  • Sugar – 1 Cup
  • Water – ½ Cup


  • In a bowl, add maida, 1/6 cup of ghee, baking powder and mix it with your hands. Now add yogurt and make a dough like poori dough. Don’t add water and leave it for 10-15 minutes.
  • Heat pan, add sugar, green cardamom powder and water and make one thread sugar syrup.
  • Now divide the dough in small equal portions (i.e. size of small lemon). Round them, press each ball from the center with the help of finger.
  • Heat ghee in a kadhai and deep fry the ball until golden brown and crisp.
  • Drain on an absorbent paper
  • Soak badas in sugar syrup for 30 minutes. Take them out in a serving plate. Garnish with the chopped pistachios.

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