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Jalebi Recipe

Ingredients for Jalebi

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp plain yogurt
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/2 tsp saffron threads, slowly dry-roasted and powdered
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp green cardamom seeds powder
  • 2 tbsp kewra water
  • ghee or oil for frying

How to make Jalebi Recipe

  • Mix the flour, semolina or rice flour, baking powder, curd and 3/4th cup of the water in a bowl.
  • Mix well with a whisk.
  • Mix well and then add remaining water and 1/8th tsp of saffron powder, and whisk until smooth.
  • Set aside for about 2 hours to ferment.
  • Whisk thoroughly before use.
  • Prepare string syrup by dissolving sugar in the water.
  • Just before the syrup is ready add saffron and cardamom powder.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan.
  • Pour the batter in a steady stream into the pan to form coils.
  • Make a few at a time.
  • Deep fry them until they are golden and crisp all over but not brown.
  • Remove from the pan and drain on kitchen paper and immerse in the syrup.
  • Leave for at least 4-5 minutes so that they soak the syrup.
  • Take them out of syrup and serve hot.
  • Jalebi is ready to eat.
  • Enjoy!
Jalebi Recipe
Jalebi Recipe

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