Friday, November 24, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism


  • 1 cup plain flour (maida)
  • 1 teaspoon Bengal gram flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fresh yeast
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2-3 drops Lemon yellow food colour
  • 1/4 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • Few Saffron
  • As per requirement Ghee

Method :

For the jalebi batter:

Sieve the plain flour and gram flour together. Dissolve the yeast in 1 tablespoon of water. Mix the flour mixture, yeast solution, ghee, 1 tsp sugar and lemon yellow food colouring with 2/3 cup of water to make a thick batter, making sure that no lumps remain. Keep aside for 10 minutes till the yeast ferments.

For the sugar syrup:

Dissolve the sugar in ½ cup of water and simmer for 5 minutes till the syrup is of 2 string consistency. Add the saffron and lemon juice and mix. Remove from the fire and keep aside.

How to proceed:

Heat the ghee in a broad saucepan [the ghee should be approximately 25 mm. (1) deep]. Fill the jalebi batter into a piping bag with a single hole nozzle or a thick cloth with a small hole in the center which is finished with button-hole stitch. Press out round whirls of the batter into the hot ghee working closely from outside to the centre of the whirl [approx.50 mm (2) diameter]. Deep fry the jalebis till golden brown and transfer into the warm sugar syrup. Drain immediately and serve hot.

Tip : Do not allow the jalebi batter to overferment. Fry the jalebi's immediately once the batter has rested for 10 minutes. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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