Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 people



  • Mix maida with baking powder, cardamom powder and water to made a batter of the consistency of thick cream.
  • Put this aside in a warm place to ferment for 24 hrs.
  • Dissolve 2 cups of sugar in 2 cups of water and boil till it becomes a syrup of one thread consistency.
  • Add saffron soaked in warm water.
  • Heat ghee in a deep frying pan.
  • Fill the batter in an ordinary plastic funnel or a coconut shell or a muslin cloth and pierce it from the bottom.
  • Allow the batter to fall into continuous double circles.
  • Allow the jalebis to set and then turn over once.
  • When fried well, remove out of the pan and slip into the syrup. Apply slight pressure so as to make them absorb the syrup.
  • After 5 minutes, take it out of the syrup and drain.
  • :- Serve hot.
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Response (2)
  1. B
    Bini August 19, 2005

    Its a Fantastic Recipe

  2. y
    yolly March 2, 2005

    wonderful, just the way my Grandma makes it.

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