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Jalebi with Maida and Besan

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 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

  • 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.