Jalebi with Maida and Besan

Recipe by
Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

Take a look at more Dessert Recipes. You may also want to try Strawberry Semiya Kesari, Kaju Khoya Burfi in Hindi, Berry and Mint Compote, Dal Ke Jamun

Rate This Recipe


  • 200 g - plain flour (maida)
  • 20 g - gram flour (besan)
  • 200 g - sugar
  • Few drops yellow colour
  • 2 tbsp - milk
  • Ghee to deep fry
  • A plastic easy squeeze bottle

How to Make Jalebi with Maida and Besan

  • Sieve 100 g maida and besan together.
  • Make a batter using warm water.
  • Keep aside for 24 hours.
  • Add remaining maida and food colour and more warm water if required.
  • The batter should fall easily when poured - not too thick not too thin.
  • Keep aside.
  • Make syrup of the sugar by adding water and boiling.
  • Add the milk and allow the scum to form while boiling.
  • Make one string syrup. Strain.
  • Fill bottle with batter. The nozzle should have a hole the thickness of a knitting needle.
  • Heat ghee well in a shallow frying pan and form jalebis in the form of concentric circles about 2 inches on the outside.
  • Fry till crisp, drop into hot syrup. Drain with a perforated spoon, serve hot.