Jalebi - The Queen Of Indian Sweets
by Nupurs UK Rasoi
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Jalebi is basically a north indian sweet, spiral in shape filled with juicy syrup. Its enjoyed most when hot and fresh, straight out of oil and sugar syrup.
- Mix yeast in warm water and let it rest for 4-5 minutes till it gets frothy.
- Add the plain flour and cornflour and mix well.
- Add ghee and curds and mix well until there are no lumps.
- Keep the mixture in a warm place for an hour.
- After an hour, mix again and add more water if required to make it of pouring consistency.
- In a heavy bottomed pan, heat water and sugar together and get it to the boiling.
- Cook for 15 minutes on medium flame.
- Add rest of the ingredients and simmer for next 10-15 minutes. The syrup should be of two strings.
- For frying the jalebis, heat ghee and oil in a deep pan.
- Pour batter into piping bag and squeeze the bag to pour the batter into oil with spiral motion.
- You can make 3-4 thin strips of spirals at one time.
- Deep fry till golden on medium flame and cook from both sides.
- Take out of oil and put into the sugar syrup immediately. Allow the spirals to remain in the syrup for a minute and take them out.
- Serve immediately.
This recipe was contributed by Nupurs UK Rasoi on 21 Aug 2013I am a passionate Food Blogger, amateur Photographer and avid reader. I combine all my life experien...
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