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Jalebi is a popular sweet dish originated from the Indian subcontinent. It's typically made by deep-frying maida flour batter in pretzel or circular shapes, which are then soaked in sugar syrup. They are particularly popular in India during festivals such as Diwali and Ramadan. Jalebi is bright orange or yellow in color and has a crunchy exterior with a sweet and juicy interior. Its tangy and sweet taste makes it everyone's favorite.

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maida flour

1 cup


1/2 teaspoon


1 cup


2 cups

saffron strands

1/2 teaspoon

cardamom powder,

1/2 teaspoon

Vegetable oil for deep frying



Step 1:

Dissolve yeast in a little warm water and keep it aside for 10 minutes.

Step 2:

Mix the flour and yeast solution and add enough water to make a batter.

Step 3:

Cover the batter and let it ferment for about 10-12 hours.

Step 4:

Prepare sugar syrup by boiling sugar and water together. Add saffron and cardamom powder to the syrup.

Step 5:

Pour the batter into a jalebi cloth or a squeeze bottle with a single hole nozzle.

Step 6:

Squeeze the batter in hot oil in a coil shape, deep fry till it becomes crispy.

Step 7:

Dip the fried jalebi in sugar syrup for 2-3 minutes and remove it.

Step 8:

Serve hot.

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