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Prep Time
50 Mins
Cook Time

10 Mins

2 - 3
Jalebi - The sweet of Ramadan. Jalebi is a popular sweet in Asian countries like Bangladesh, Pakistan and India. Crispy outside and soft and juicy inside jalebis are everyone's favorite. Soak cold jalebis in warm milk and enjoy a jalebi dessert.
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  • Fine flour 250 gm
  • Color kaat a pinch
  • Yellow food colour a pinch
  • Baking powder 1/2 tsp
  • For Sugar Syrup:
  • Sugar 1 kg
  • Water 1/2 kg
  • Almond, pistachio 50 gm
  • Silver leaves as required
  • Oil for frying

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Cooking Directions

  1. In a bowl add fine flour, color kaat, baking powder and yellow food color.

  2. Now gradually add some warm water and mix to form batter. (Its consistency should not be too thick or too thin, a smooth flowing consistency is desired).

  3. Mix it properly and set aside for half an hour.

  4. Then in a skillet add sugar, water and 2 cardamoms, cook to prepare sugar syrup.

  5. Heat oil in a wok.

  6. Put prepared batter in a piping bag and start making coils of batter in hot oil.

  7. Fry till slightly golden.

  8. Then strain out the jalebi and soak in sugar syrup for 20 minutes.

  9. Then garnished with silver leaves and pistachio.

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  1. what is color kaat?

    on Jul 24 2012 8:04AM Report Abuse ZAHRA

    on May 17 2012 3:35AM Report Abuse ANAS
  3. Iftikhar, the recipe is now updated for you. Thank you for drawing our attention to it.

    on Aug 15 2011 7:59AM Report Abuse KP SUPPORT TEAM
  4. To whom it may concern.If I follow the above instructions, I will have sugar syrup but no Jalebi ( please read #: 1 and 2).

    on Aug 15 2011 5:51AM Report Abuse IFTIKHAR DIN
  5. it looks like fungi!

    on Jul 23 2011 6:14AM Report Abuse AQSA HAIDER
  6. i want to know whether water will be added in flour or it will be in powder form? how it will be in batter form with a pinch of colour? water or any other liquid is not mentioned here.

    on May 27 2011 12:24PM Report Abuse MARLIN

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