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Jalebis

Ingredients

Sugar syrup

  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 Cardamom seeds
  • Juice of 1/2 Lime or Lemon

Batter

  • 2 cups regular all purpose Flour or Maida
  • 1.5 tbsps Baking powder
  • 2 tbsps Oil
  • 4 tbsps Yogurt
  • 1 - 1.25 cups Water
  • 1/2 - 3/4 tsp fool color
  • Pistachios for garnish optional

Instructions

  • Boil the sugar and water together and allow this to dissolve
  • Crush the cardamom seeds and add it to the syrup
  • When it reduces about 25% add the lime juice
  • The syrup will reduce to a one string consistency, remove this and keep aside
  • To prepare the batter which together the flour, baking powder, oil and yogurt
  • Add the water in and beat
  • Add the colour and mix well
  • Fill a squeeze bottle and pipe the jalebi into the hot oil
  • Cook on both sides till crispy and insert into the warm syrup
  • Allow the jalebi to soak for 30 - 60 seconds and then remove and store in a single layer