Sunday, September 21, 2014

Jalebi recipe


Ingredients :

  • 1 cup all purpose flour ( maida)
  • 1 pinch bicarbonate (cooking soda)
  • 1 tbsp gram flour (besan)
  • 2 tbsp curd ( dahi)
  • 1 tbsp milk 
  • 1 pinch yellow or lemon food colour 
  • 2 cups sugar 
  • 2 cup water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 cloves (lawng)
  • ghee or oil for the deep fry
  • a plastic easy squeeze bottle 
Method :
In a large bowl, add maida, besan, curd, some warm water and mix well and keep aside overnight or 24 hrs. Now add remaining maida, soda, food colour and more water if required and mix well. Check whether  your jalebi batter is not too thin or not too thick and keep aside. Now make the syrup, in a pan, add sugar, water, cinnamon stick, cloves and boiling for 25-30 minutes. Now add milk and skim all scum that'll form while boiling. Now check whether your sugar syrup is one string consistency and strain syrup. Now fill bottle with batter. Now heat ghee or oil in a flat pan and form jalebis in the form of concentric circle and fry till crisp and drop into sugar syrup for 30 seconds and remove. Serve hot.

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