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Jalebi recipe
Instant jalebi recipe, Jalebi recipe | How to make jalebi at home
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Instant jalebi is a secculent, crunchy and melt in mouth spiral pancakes soaked in saffron syrup. These instant jalebi are easy to prepare at home and can be prepared within 30 minutes.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 10 pieces
Author: Rachna's Kitchen
  • For Jalebi
  • All purpose flour/ maida - ½ cup
  • Gram flour - ½ tablespoon
  • Ghee - ½ teaspoon melted
  • Sugar -1 teaspoon
  • Warm water - ¼ cup + 2 teaspoon or as required
  • Cornflour - ½ tablespoon
  • Yogurt - 2 tablespoons
  • Active dry yeast - ½ teaspoon
  • Yellow food colour - 1 pinch or as required
  • Oil soya bean + olive oil - for deep-frying
  • *******For Sugar Syrup*********
  • Sugar - 1 cup
  • Water - 3/4 cup
  • Green cardamom - 1 crushed
  • Saffron - 8 to 10 strands
  • kewra water or rose water - 1 teaspoon
  • Lemon juice - 1/2 teaspoon
  1. In a large mixing bowl add all the dry ingredients all-purpose flour, gram flour, sugar, cornflour, a pinch of colour and yeast.
  2. Add wet ingredients warm water, yogurt and melted ghee.
  3. Mix with a help of whisk or fork. The mixture will turn lumpy.
  4. Note- Make sure that batter should not be too dry or too wet.
  5. Now cover the mixing bowl with cling film and leave it for at least 30 minutes in a warm place.
  6. Meanwhile let's prepare sugar syrup.
  7. Place a pan over medium heat and add water then sugar.
  8. Add saffron threads and green cardamom.
  9. Let it boil and then simmer it for 2 minutes.
  10. Switch off the flame. Remove from heat and keep warm.
  11. After 30 minutes check the batter.
  12. If it is very thick, add very little water and make the batter to correct consistency the batter should be thick at the same time in pouring consistency.
  13. Pour the batter in bottle. To make jalebi I have used ketchup bottle.
  14. Pour oil in a wok over medium heat.
  15. Right temperature is very important for crunchy jalebi.
  16. To check the temperature of oil, drop a tiny drop of batter into the oil.
  17. It should immediately come to the surface without changing the colour.
  18. To make jalebi I have used ketchup bottle.
  19. Squeeze the bottle in hot oil in close spiral motion from inside to outside.
  20. Deep fry till both the sides of Jalebi becomes golden and crisp.
  21. Remove the jalebis from oil and put them in the sugar syrup.
  22. Flip and turn to make sure sugar syrup is evenly coated on both sides.
  23. Remove from syrup and place on a sieve to drain excess syrup.
  24. Serve immediately with saffron flavoured yogurt.
  25. Enjoy heavenly delicious dessert on this diwali.