Tusha Shinni
Place of origin Bangladesh
Region or stateSylhet
Serving temperaturewarm
Main ingredientsFlour, sugar, oil + ghee, water, cinnamon, cardamom, raisins and bay leaf.[1]

Tusha Shinni (Bengali: তুশা শিন্নি) is a halwa dessert from the Sylhet region of Bangladesh.[2] It is soft in texture, sweet and lightly spiced[1] and frequently served on religious holidays.

Tusha Shinni is made by stirring a flour and oil dough into a hot cinammon-infused sugar syrup, then decorated with almonds and raisins.[2][3][1]


  1. ^ a b c "Tusha shinni". BBC. Retrieved 21 January 2019.
  2. ^ a b "tusha shinni". Khadiza's Kitchen. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Sweet and Savoury Snacks Enjoyed in a Bengali Household". desiblitz.com. November 28, 2018. Retrieved 19 April 2020.