Jalebi, Recipe For Jalebi, Homemade Jalebi

Jalebi, Recipe For Jalebi, Homemade Jalebi

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Who can resist the temptation of fresh, deep-fried jalebis garnished with aromatic saffron strands? for all of you jalebi fans, here is a quick and tasty version that can be prepared without long hours of fermentation.

For breakfast the combo of Jalebi with Ganthias and Masala Chai Or Masala Tea and for dessert the combo of Jalebi with Rabdi is irresistible.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 15 jalebis
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For The Batter
1/2 cup plain flour (maida)
1/2 tsp dry yeast

For The Sugar Syrup
1 cup sugar
1 tsp saffron (kesar) strands
2 pinches saffron colour

Other Ingredients
ghee for deep-frying

For The Garnish
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
1 tsp almond (badam) slivers
1 tsp pistachio slivers

For the batter

    For the batter
  1. Combine the yeast with 2 tbsp of warm water in a bowl and keep aside for 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Combine this yeast mixture with the plain flour in a bowl and mix well.
  3. Add 5 tbsp of water if required to make a thick batter and cover and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.

For the sugar syrup

    For the sugar syrup
  1. Combine the sugar and 1 cup of water in a broad non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a high flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till the sugar syrup is of 1 thread consistency.
  2. Combine the saffron strands, saffron colour and 2 tsp of sugar syrup in a bowl and add to the sugar syrup and mix well. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Select a plastic bottle with a small hole in the lid and fill with the batter.
  2. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan and press the bottle to form a coil shaped jalebi, starting from the inside to the outside.
  3. Deep-fry till the jalebis turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  4. Place the fried jalebis into the warm syrup. Leave for 2 minutes or till they soak the sugar syrup well and then remove from the sugar syrup.
  5. Serve immediately garnished with cardamom powder, almond slivers and pistachio slivers.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per jalebi
Energy92 cal
Protein0.4 g
Carbohydrates15 g
Fiber0 g
Fat3.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0.3 mg
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Tarla Dalal
26 Sep 16 10:47 AM
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