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Mawa Jalebi/Khoya Jalebi

Priya Suresh
60 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Mawa Jalebi/Khoya Jalebi RECIPE

Mawa Jalebi is definitely a fabulous sweet dish to prepare at home to share with your family and loved ones for special occasions.

Recipe Tags

  • Medium
  • Festive
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Boiling
  • Frying
  • Dessert
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1cup Mawa
  2. 1/4cup All purpose flour
  3. 2tbsp Milk
  4. Few saffron strands
  5. 1+1/2cup Sugar
  6. Oil for frying


  1. Take the maida and mix with enough water to make a semi thick paste.
  2. Now take the mawa in a food processor, add the maida paste, water (if needed) and mix everything to make thick pouring consistency paste.
  3. Keep aside in a warm place for an hour, mix the batter well and transfer it to a ziplock bag.
  4. Meanwhile heat oil or ghee for frying.
  5. Make a sugar syrup, by boiling a cup of water and sugar until the syrup turns as one string consistency.
  6. Add saffron to the syrup and stir well.
  7. Now make a small hole to the ziplock bag, once the oil is hot.
  8. Hold the bag on the top of the oil and press the bag to make medium sized swirls.
  9. Fry the swirls until golden brown on both sides.
  10. Once fried, remove the swirls and top the jalebis to already prepared sugar syrup and let it sit for 10 minutes.
  11. Drain the jalebis and enjoy warm.

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