Monday, 28 July 2014

Best Sweet ~ Jalebi in just 7 easy steps - M M Mithaiwala

Jalebi - M M Mithaiwala 

The Best Sweet for all your special occasion !!

  • Refined flour (maida)1 cup
  • Yogurt1/2 cup
  • Sugar3 cups
  • Milk1 tablespoon
  • Saffron (kesar)a few
  • Gheefor deep-frying


Step 1

In a large bowl, whisk refined flour, yogurt and sufficient water to a smooth and pouring consistency batter. 
Cover and keep in a warm place to ferment for 24 hours.

Step 2

Beat the batter with your hands again for 15 minutes. 
Cook sugar with 2 cups water in a deep non-stick pan on high heat, stirring continuously, till the sugar dissolves.

Step 3

Add milk & when the scum rises to the top, collect it with a ladle and discard.

Step 4

Add saffron and cook, stirring, till the syrup reaches one string consistency. Keep the syrup warm. 
Heat sufficient ghee in a kadai on medium heat.

Step 5

Pour some batter onto a jalebi cloth, gather the edges and make a tight potli.

Step 6

Squeeze round spirals into the hot ghee and deep fry, turning them over gently a few times, till they are evenly golden & crisp.

Step 7

Drain and soak in sugar syrup for 2-3 minutes. 
Take them out of the syrup and serve hot.

MM Tip  - Try sprinkling cinnamon powder or drizzle melted chocolate over the Jalebis for a creative touch.

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