Jalebi is a popular Indian dessert made with maida and sugar syrup and can be served for Iftar.
Try this delicious recipe.
Ingredients to make Jalebi:
3 cup all purpose flour
- For making this easy dessert recipe, mix maida, corn flour and baking soda in a bowl. Now add ghee and orange food colour in the above mixture. To make a thick batter, add curd and water. Mix well until it is thick but has a pouring consistency. Keep it aside for 8 hours or overnight. 8-10 hours.To make the sugar syrup, heat water in a pan over medium flame. Add sugar and mix until fully dissolved. Simmer the syrup until it has one string consistency. Add saffron, cardamom powder and rose essence. Stir well.
Now heat oil in a pan over medium flame for deep frying. Now fill the jalebi batter in a muslin cloth and pierce a small hole in it.
Squeeze the muslin cloth to make concentric circles. Move from inside to outside to make perfect circles. Fry till jalebis are crisp and golden.
Soak the jalebis in sugar syrup for 2-3 minutes. Ensure that the sugar syrup is warm and not very hot. Now remove from the syrup and place on a tray lined with butter paper or foil. Decorate with silver foil and serve the jalebis hot, warm or at room temperature.