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Jalebi


Jalebi is one of the most popular Indian sweet. Many people think that it is hard to make but it is very easy if you learn few techniques. Also don't forget to watch Instant Jalebi recipe....A quick version of traditional recipe.
  

Prep Time: 5mins

Fermenting time: 8-24 Making/frying Jalebi time: 20mins 

Ingredients:

For batter:

1/2 cup(100gms) All purpose flour(Maida)

2 tbsp(30gms)Corn starch or rice flour

1 cup yogurt/Curd(Dahi)

2 tbsp oil

A pinch of baking soda or powder

Orange color(Optional)-I use just pinch of turmeric powder

A pinch of saffron powder(Kesar)

1/8 tsp Cardamom powder(optional)

Water as needed to make batter

For Sugar Syrup:

1 cup sugar

1/2 cup water or as needed-take water just till sugar is soaked. If you take more water, it will take longer to get right consistancy.

1 tbsp Lime/lemon juice

1 tsp Rose syrup(If available)

Few strands of saffron(Kesar)

1/4 tsp cardamom powder(Elaichi)

For Frying:

Oil

 

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Directon:

For batter:

Take a bowl add curd(yogurt) beat well then add maida(all purpose flour),corn starch, turmeric powder and  mix well to avoid lumps. Add water if needed. Batter should be pouring consistency set a side for 24hr to ferment.

After 24 hours, add saffron, baking powder and oil and mix well.

For syrup:

Take a bowl add sugar,water to make sugar syrup of 1 thread consistency add lime juice few drops in the syrup and keep it a side.Lemon juice is to prevent crysalization so just few drops. Add rose syrup, few strands of saffron and cardamom powder and your sugra syrup is ready.

Making jalebis:

Heat oil to fry jalebi, take a Ziplog bag make a hole and pour the batter so that it can pass through.(piping bag or squeeze bottle can be used)

press the batter in the hot oil fry at a very low flame till golden brown colour.

Remove from the oil drain the oil, immediately dip in the sugar syrup for a min and remove in a plate.

Serve hot 

 

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