Jalebi is a popular sweet in India, Pakistan & Bangladesh. Made of slightly fermented batter of all-purpose flour & curd, deep fried and soak in the sugar syrup. Here is an easy recipe of making Juicy jalebies.
For making 20 Jalebies
1 cup All-purpose flour
2 tbsp. Corn Flour
Pinch of Baking Powder
½ cup Sour Curd
2 tbsp. warm water
Ghee for Frying
Almond & Pistachio For garnish
For sugar Syrup:
200 gm. Sugar
150 ml. Water
3-4 strand of saffron
1 tsp. Cardamom Powder
Mix flour with corn flour and baking powder in the bowl. Add sour curd and warm water in the flour to make batter. Mix nicely to make smooth batter, cover and keep aside for 1-2 hours.
For making sugar syrup: Mix sugar with water in the pan and heat on medium high heat. Add cardamom powder and saffron strands in the sugar syrup. Simmer for 5-6 minutes to make one thread consistency.
To make jalebies, take batter in the piping bag with plain nozzle. Heat Ghee in the frying pan, and press lightly the icing bag to make curls with batter or any desire shape,( Like flower shape), make 4-5 at a time and fry from both sides till light brown. Remove and soak in the sugar syrup for 5-7 minutes. Repeat to finish the batter. Remove from sugar syrup and garnish with almond and pistachio. Serve hot or cold.


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