Jalebi Recipe

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Looking for an easy Jalebi recipe? Learn how to make Jalebi using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by smuktineni

Makes 35 servings



Indian sweet Jalebi made with sugar.

Recipe Ingredients for Jalebi

2 cups All purpose flour
1 1/2 tbsp. rice flour
1/4 tsp. baking powder
2 tbsp plain yogurt
3 cups sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom seeds
5 1/2 tbsp. rose water
1/4 cup vegetable oil

Recipe Directions for Jalebi

  1. 1.Mix the flour, semolina or rice flour, baking powder, curd and 3/4th cup of the water in a bowl (preferably a ceramic bowl). Mix well with a whisk.

  2. 2.Mix well and then add remaining water and 1/8th tsp. of saffron powder, and whisk until smooth.

  3. 3.Set aside for about 2 hours to ferment.

  4. Whisk thoroughly before use.

  5. 4.Prepare one string syrup by dissolving sugar in the water. Just before the syrup is ready add saffron and cardamom powder.

  6. 5.Heat oil in a kadhai. Pour the batter in a steady stream ( or coconut shell with a hole) into the kadhai to form coils. Make a few at a time.

  7. 6.Deep fry them until they are golden and crisp all over but not brown.

  8. 7.Remove from the kadhai and drain on kitchen paper and immerse in the syrup.

  9. 8.Leave for at least 4-5 minutes so that they soak the syrup.

  10. Take them out of syrup and serve hot.

Categories

Dessert, Indian, Fry

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 29.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
108
Calories from Fat
15
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.7g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1mg
0%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates
23.0g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
17.2g
Protein
0.8g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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