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Mamta Joshi
15 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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I used to make it with traditional method of fermentation. This time I tried making instant jalebi and the result is awesome. This sweet which is so famous in North India is spirals of plain flour dipped in sugar syrup.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Kids Birthday
  • North Indian
  • Frying
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. For aprroximately 25 jalebi
  2. Maida 1 cup ( approx 150 gms)
  3. Rice flour 1 tbsp
  4. Corn flour 1 tbsp
  5. Baking powder 1/4 tsp
  6. Soda 1/4 tsp
  7. Curd 1/2 cup
  8. Yellow food colour a pinch or 1/6 tsp turmeric powder
  9. Ghee/ Oil for frying
  10. For sugar syrup
  11. Sugar 1 1/2 cups
  12. Water 1 cup
  13. Chopped pistachio handful
  14. Cardamom powder 1 tsp
  15. Few saffron strands


  1. For sugar syrup/Chashni On medium heat in a heavy bottom pan boil sugar and water till you get one string consistency.. .
  2. Mix cardamom powder and saffron strands.
  3. For jalebi In a bowl mix maida, rice flour, corn flour baking powder , soda,yellow food colour curd and little water Make a fine paste.
  4. If you feel paste consistency is thick then add little more water
  5. Fill this in a piping bag/ketchup bottle.
  6. In a non-stick/Flat surface pan heat ghee /Oil . Now with help of piping bag or tomato ketchup bottle squeeze the jalebi better and make spirals.
  7. Deep fry from both side on low heat till crisp.
  8. Transfer into chasni for one minute.
  9. Transfer to servings plate garnish with pistachios n serve .

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Julie Saji
Julie Saji   Jan-30-2017


Andrea Srivastava
Andrea Srivastava   Dec-12-2016

Absolutely delicious jalebis

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