Saffron flavored Jalebi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 cup - white flour or maida
  • 2 tbsp - yoghurt or dahi
  • 1/2 tsp - yeast
  • 1/2 cup - sugar
  • 1 cup - water
  • A few strands of saffron
  • Oil for frying
  • A little oil
  • A pinch of salt

How to Make Saffron flavored Jalebi

  • Make a batter of the dahi, maida, saffron and yeast with a little oil.
  • Let it rise for several hours.
  • In a saucepan, boil sugar and water till you have a thick two-strand chasni.
  • Keep it warm on the stove.
  • Fill the batter into a squeeze bottle (like that used for ketchup).
  • Squeeze shapes into the hot oil, fry and drain quickly.
  • Dip in chasni for 1-2 minutes and drain.