Thursday, March 26, 2015

Jalebi ( Indian Sweet )

Jalebi is a every day morning sweet dish in India.It is the most loved sweet of India and is found in every corner of India. In some part of the India it is the morning breakfast. People eat jalebi almost in every festival. There are many variant of Jalebi like Chhena jalebi or Khowa jalebi. Though it is a sweet but it taste best if eaten when it is hot.
Here is the recipe of the hottest sweet Jalebi.
Jalebi is a part of Indian culture. In my school days I used to take jalebi in my lunch box   :) 

JALEBI..AN INDIAN SWEET DISH
 

Ingredients:
  • 4 cup flour (maida)
  • 3 tbsp. fine grained semolina or rice flour
  • 1/2th tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tbsp curd (plain yogurt)
  • 2 cups warm water
  • 1 tsp. saffron threads, slowly dry-roasted and powdered
  • 5 cups sugar
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tsp green cardamom seeds powder
  • 3 tbsp. kewra water or rose water
  • Ghee or vegetable oil for frying
Preparation :
  • Take a bowl with take 3/4th cup of the water and mix well with flour (maida) then add semolina or rice flour, baking powder, curd.Mix it properly.
  • Add remaining water and 1/8th tsp. of saffron powder well with the mixture until smooth.
  • Keep the mixture for about 2 hours to ferment and whisk again before use.
  • Make one string syrup by mixing sugar into water & add saffron and cardamom powder in it.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai(a  big and heavy bottomed  pan) at a low flame.Pour the batter in a steady stream into the kadhai to form coils. Make only 4-5 at a time.
  • Deep fry then  until they turn in light brown color.
  • Remove from the kadhai and drain on kitchen paper and immerse in the sugar syrup.
  • Keep them atleast for 4-5 minutes until they soak the syrup.
         Take them out of syrup and serve hot


          "The batter should be thick for the Jalebis to be crisp. Make sure your Jalebis turn out thin and crisp".
 

1 comment:

  1. WOW jalebi.....Drooling here
    My favorite sweet dish. I love jalebi with rabri out of this world combo :)

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