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Jalebi

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Introduction

Indian sweet dish for every occasion

Indian sweet dish for every occasion

Ingredients

Serves: 5-6

Metric Cups
  • 300 grams flour
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom powder
  • yoghurt (optional)
  • 500 grams sugar
  • 3 drops food colouring (yellow)
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • clarified butter (for deep frying)
  • 11 ounces flour
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom powder
  • yoghurt (optional)
  • 18 ounces sugar
  • 3 drops food colouring (yellow)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • clarified butter (for deep frying)

Method

Jalebi is a community recipe submitted by RamPatel and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Mix flour, soda and Yogurt. Add some water and make a batter. Leave it overnight to ferment.
  • Mix it, add a little water if required and make it into a pouring consistency.
  • Prepare sugar syrup with equal quantity of sugar and water. Add green cardamom powder and cook it for 20-25 minutes.
  • Heat Ghee in a Kadhai.
  • Pour batter into a jalebi cloth and then pour it into medium hot Ghee giving jalebi shapes.
  • Cook it from both sides. Remove and keep it in sugar syrup for at least 5 minutes before serving.
  • Serve with hot thickened milk
  • Mix flour, soda and Yogurt. Add some water and make a batter. Leave it overnight to ferment.
  • Mix it, add a little water if required and make it into a pouring consistency.
  • Prepare sugar syrup with equal quantity of sugar and water. Add green cardamom powder and cook it for 20-25 minutes.
  • Heat Ghee in a Kadhai.
  • Pour batter into a jalebi cloth and then pour it into medium hot Ghee giving jalebi shapes.
  • Cook it from both sides. Remove and keep it in sugar syrup for at least 5 minutes before serving.
  • Serve with hot thickened milk
  • Additional Information

    Tip: For jalebi cloth, take some stiff cloth and make a 3 mm hole in the center.

    Tip: For jalebi cloth, take some stiff cloth and make a 3 mm hole in the center.

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