Jalebi is a quick and easy Indian style funnel cake recipe which is very popular throughout India. This juicy and crispy jalebi can be prepared under 30 minutes. It is cherished by kids and grown-ups equally. Jalebi is an ideal dessert for any special occasion, a get-together, a birthday party, wedding celebrations or festivals like Diwali and Holi. You can make and eat jalebi anytime you crave for it. Serve Jalebi with samosa and piping hot chai as an evening snack and you are all set to experience the glorious joys of life. The crispiness of fried spirals filled with juicy sugar syrup makes it extremely desirable.
Jalebi is a traditional Indian dessert which is made by pouring all-purpose flour batter in spiral-shaped in the hot ghee/oil. The shapes are deep-fried until crisp and after frying, they are dunked into the sugar syrup. The spiral-shaped crisp & juicy sweet is made of all-purpose flour and sugar syrup. Jalebi dessert is served warm or cold. The warm jalebi tastes much fresher and tastier.
This easy and quick dessert Jalebi can be paired with various savory dishes depending upon the regions. Some of the very famous Jalebi and savory-spicy snack combinations are:
Jalebi can be served as dessert after an elaborated Indian meal which consists of Indian flatbread, subji, curry, dal, rice, raita, and namkeen. If you have guests coming for dinner and you don’t have time for making traditional rabri, then these serving options would save your day. Here are some serving options for you:
Equipment needed for making jalebi is squeezable ketchup bottle/a piping bag/ or a ziplock bag The traditional way of making Jalebi requires a Jalebi Making cloth which is made using the layered muslin cloth which has a stitched hole in the center. There are easy and simple ways to make the same ‘Halwai’ (confectioner) style Jalebi at home without any Jalebi cloth. You can use any squeezable ketchup bottle, a piping bag, or a ziplock bag.
Jalebi is made using two methods:
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Sugar syrup for Jalebi