Every country has traditional sweets and desserts in every festival or gathering. Jalebi is one of the popular dishes made throughout India, Pakistan, and the Middle East.
A traditional food that is an important part that served in many festivals and celebration, its simple way of cooking made this dish very important to them.
We all know what the taste of traditional Jalebi is, even we seek through internet for the best taste of Jalebi, and there are some different tastes when we cook traditionally.
Many of the readers are looking for this recipe, and I know you want to have a copy of this recipe. Here are the ingredients.
1 cup (140g) all-purpose flour (maida)
2 tbsp. (16g) Bengali gram, corn, or rice flour
3⁄4 cup (177 ml) plain yogurt, 1⁄2 cup (118 ml) buttermilk
1/2 tsp. (4g) baking soda
2 tbsp. (30g) melted ghee or clarified butter
3-4 threads saffron, or 4-5 drops yellow food coloring
Water, as needed
In a medium bowl, mix all the dry ingredients and mix well.
Add the yogurt or buttermilk and melted ghee and stir well to form a thick batter.
Add food coloring or saffron and achieve a golden yellow color.
Adjust the thickness of the batter and achieve the desired consistency.
The consistency of your batter is depending on the humidity and the moisture content of the yogurt or buttermilk.
If the batter is too thick, you should add water little by little and stir completely and if the batter is too thin, you should stir in additional flour one tablespoon at a time.
Cover the bowl with towel and set in a warm place overnight.
The batter will rise and become fluffier and that is the time to cook.
You can give the batter a stir using wooden spatula but do not over-mix, it might affect the consistency of the batter.
Heat oil and load the batter in a dispenser or squeeze bottle or condiment dispenser.
Pour some of the batter into the oil by squeezing and making the classic Jalebi shape.
Forming Jalebi shape is a bit hard to achieve, but as you fry you can get the trick of achieving the Jalebi shape.
Fry the Jalebi until they are crisp and golden brown.
This is best with hot black coffee that will surely made your day complete.
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