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Jalebis

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (use as needed)
  Lime juice 1 Teaspoon (juice of 1 lime)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Rapid rise yeast 2 Teaspoon
  Yellow color 1 Drop
  Saffron 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Rose essence 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cardamom powder 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a sauce pan add sugar, water and lime juice and keep aside.
2. In a bowl mix all purpose flour, corn starch, rapid rise yeast, 1 tbsp sugar, 2/3 cup lukewarm water, yogurt, oil and saffron diluted in warm water adding little more water to make smooth and lump free batter.
3. Cover it and let it rest for 15-20 minutes.
4. Heat sugar syrup on high heat and bring down the temperature to medium heat once it comes to a boil.
5. To the batter mix one drop of yellow color and pour into a squeezing bottle.
6. Add rose essence into the sugar syrup and check the sugar syrup consistency if it is two-thread.
7. Add ground cardamom and let the sugar syrup cool.
8. In a frying pan heat oil and squeeze batter from the outside then coiling inside in the hot oil.
9. Flip the jalebi on the other side and let it fry.
10. Once the jalebi is done add into the sugar syrup and flip it to coat with the syrup.
11. After a while check if the jalebis are crisp and juicy.

SERVING
12. Place them onto a serving plate and serve with a cup of hot milk if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Deep Fried
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Ingredient: 
Flour
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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