Thursday, September 14, 2006


Type of Meal

Mostly for Breakfast or snacks

Cooking Time : 15 mins.
Preparation Time : 10 mins.


Maida( plain flour) -2 cup
Besan ( gram flour ) - 2 teaspoon
Yeast( crumbled ) - 1/2 teaspoon
Ghee ( melted) - 1/2 tablespoon
Sugar(for batter) - 2 teaspoon
Food colour(Yellow) - 2 drops
Sugar(for syrup) - 4 cups
Lemon juice - 1/4 teaspoon
Refined oil( for deep frying )
Water - 2 cup


1. Dissolve the yeast in 1 tablespoon of water.
2. Mix Maida and besan together.
3. Now add yeast solution, ghee, sugar and yellow food colouring with 2/3 cup of water to make a thick batter. ( make sure that no lumps remain)
4. Keep aside for 10 minutes till the yeast ferments. (Do not overferment.)
5. Meanwhile prepare sugar syrup. Dissolve the sugar in 1 cup of water.
6. Cook the solution by keeping it almost at boiling point for 5 minutes till the syrup is of 1 string consistency.
7. Add the lemon juice and mix.
8. Remove from the fire and keep aside.
9. Heat the oil in a kadai. (kadai should be 3/4 part filled of oil)
10. Fill the jalebi batter into a thick cloth with a small hole in the centre.
11. Press out round whirls of the batter into the hot oil working closely.Make a spiral shape(approximately), moving the batter from centre to the outside of the whirl.
12. Deep fry the jalebis till golden brown and transfer into the warm sugar syrup.
(Do not forget to soak the jalebis in warm sugar syrup immediately after frying them.)
13. Drain immediately and serve hot.

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1 comment:

Archita said...

ur site is wonderful it is truely close to my heart due to the simplicity in the methods

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