Persian Baslogh Recipe {in 40 min} Best Yalda Night Sweet

Persian Baslogh is one of the most delicious perian sweets, usually served with various hot drinks such as Persian tea or gol gav zaban. This delicious sweet is known as a souvenir of some Iranian cities, and people usually prepare it in winter and on occasions like Yalda night.

This Persian sweet is easy to prepare; you can prepare this sweet for yourself or your guests in a few steps. If you cook it traditionally, it will be yellow or white, but it is enough to add a little natural color to this sweet so the baslogh gets the desired color.

Now meals cook is at your service to teach you how to prepare this traditional and suitable sweet that is usually served on Eid Nowruz days and to tell you all the necessary tips to make it tastier. So be with us.

For: 4 people

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

380 calories per 100 grams


ingredients for baslogh

Water 2 glasses
Starch 1 glass
Gelatin powder 2 tablespoons
Rose water 1/2 glass
Lemon essence The tip of a teaspoon
Sugar 1 cup
Butter  0.8 ounce

Instruction baslogh :

instruction for baslogh

Baslogh gerdoee recipe is relatively easy, almost similar to how to make masghati.To make this at home, you need to make a base, and after it is ready, shape it and roll it in coconut powder. Then decorate it with walnuts.

 You can also read Yalda night foods.

1. Make the gelatin extract:

step 1 baslogh

In the first step of how to prepare this sweet with starch, you should mix 2 tablespoons of gelatin powder with half a glass of water and place it on the steam of the kettle in the Bain-marie method until the gelatin material dissolves and looks transparent.

2. Dissolve the starch in water:

step 2 baslogh

Pour 1 glass of starch with 2 glasses of water into a bowl and let the starch dissolve completely in the water. After a few minutes, the starch will settle. At this stage, discard the water on the starch. After that, combine the filtered starch with 1 glass of water and set aside.


3. Boil water and sugar:

step 3 baslogh

Separate a glass of sugar, pour it into a bowl with a glass of water, and put it on the heat until it boils. Immediately after boiling, adjust the flame to low. Add lemon essence to the ingredients and mix the ingredients well in this step.

4. Heat the starch:

step 4 baslogh

After a few minutes, continuously stir the starch and water with a wooden spoon on low heat. Remember that the flame must be very low, and keep stirring until the starch is cooked and clear and the raw smell is removed.

5. Add gelatin and rose water :

After increasing the starch concentration, add the prepared gelatin extract and stir the ingredients until a homogeneous mixture is formed. Add rose water slowly to the ingredients until you have a homogeneous mixture.

6. Add butter:

step 6 baslogh

You must mix the ingredients enough that these ingredients are thick and the starch mixture is cooked well. At this stage, be careful not to make balls and harden. If the ingredients are lumpy and harden too much, add the butter and mix. When these ingredients become as hardened as enough, please turn off the flame and let it cool down. 

7. Shape :

step 7

final step


In the last step, pour a little coconut powder into a dish, make some of the ingredients into balls, and roll them in the dish containing coconut powder so that the entire outer surface of baslogh is coated with coconut powder. You can also shape it into a square, rectangular, or rhombus shape.

Persian baslogh is a kind of delicious sweet like persian baklava ,gaz , poolaki,zoolbia bamieh ,shirini gerdooee that you can eat as a snack in the afternoon time with Persian tea or gol gav zaban.

baslogh is ready

To make the appearance more formal and delicious:

persian baslogh

  1. Put half a walnut on this.
  2. Prepare all the baslogh in the same way.
  3. Put the prepared dessert in the refrigerator for a few hours to keep its shape.
  4. Serve them.

Notes :

notes for baslogh

  • In the preparation of this dessert, it is better to use coarse coconut powder to make it tastier.
  • Although you can remove the lemon essence from this dessert recipe, if you use and add it, your dessert will be tastier and have a clearer color.
  • It is better to adjust the gas flame to a very low and gentle mode during the cooking and preparation of this sweet.
  • In preparing this with milk, milk is used instead of water in the ingredients.
  • Use wheat flour instead of starch in the preparation of wheat flour baslogh.
  • In the recipe with grape juice, replace sugar with grape juice.
  • You can easily use jelly powder to have colorful.
  • This sweet is considered a sweet that should be made with much patience.
  • For long-term storage, put this in a closed bowl, and keep it in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.
  • You can easily prepare this in the silicone mold.


1. Which city has the best baslogh?

Baslogh originates from the city of Tabriz and is considered a Turkish sweet.

2. How many types of baslogh are there in the market?

In the past, baslogh was made only in white color and in a simple form, but now baslogh with various flavors and colors is available in the market. Jelly, saffron, and walnut are among the most famous sweets available in the market.


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  • If you are looking for vegetarian food, I suggest you this sweet.
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Chef Haghighi

I am Chef Haghighi with ten years of cooking experience and setting up many restaurants and fast food in Iran and Turkey. I am interested in writing recipes on my website. I have the TCA international culinary qualification.

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