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Instant Jilebi
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11 INGREDIENTS • 6 STEPS • 20MINS

Instant Jilebi

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Jilebi is one of the popular festive sweets in India. It is a round, spiral-shaped, fried Indian traditional sweets.
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Anju's Recipe Book
Hi, I'm Anjali. Though I wish to cater to all kinds of palates, you’ll mainly find the Indian cuisine here, especially Malabari (North Kerala) style, as that’s where my roots, trunk and branches are.
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Jilebi is one of the popular festive sweets in India. It is a round, spiral-shaped, fried Indian traditional sweets.
20MINS
Total Time
$0.23
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Yogurt
1 tsp
Yogurt
Salt
to taste
Water
1/3 cup
Water
Food Coloring
1 pinch
Food Coloring
Caster Sugar
3/4 cup
Lime
1/4
Lime, juiced
Fruit Salt
1/2 tsp
Fruit Salt
Ghee
to taste
Ghee
or Oil
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
191
Fat
0.2 g
Protein
1.7 g
Carbs
46.5 g
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Hi, I'm Anjali. Though I wish to cater to all kinds of palates, you’ll mainly find the Indian cuisine here, especially Malabari (North Kerala) style, as that’s where my roots, trunk and branches are.
http://anjusrecipebook.blogspot.com/
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step 1
Combine together All-Purpose Flour (1/2 cup), Corn Flour (1 tsp), Yogurt (1 tsp), and Salt (to taste). To this, add Water (1/3 cup), Black Vinegar (1/4 tsp), and Food Coloring (1 pinch) and make a batter. The batter should have a flowing consistency but it should be thick as well.
step 1 Combine together All-Purpose Flour (1/2 cup), Corn Flour (1 tsp), Yogurt (1 tsp), and Salt (to taste). To this, add Water (1/3 cup), Black Vinegar (1/4 tsp), and Food Coloring (1 pinch) and make a batter. The batter should have a  flowing consistency but it should be thick as well.
step 2
Add Caster Sugar (3/4 cup) and water to a pan and let it boil. Once it boils, add juice from Lime (1/4). Remove any dirt that floats on the sugar syrup and let it boil until it reaches thread consistency.
step 2 Add Caster Sugar (3/4 cup) and water to a pan and let it boil.  Once it boils, add juice from Lime (1/4). Remove any dirt that floats on the sugar syrup and let it boil until it reaches thread consistency.
step 3
To the jilebi batter, add Fruit Salt (1/2 tsp) and mix well. Pour this batter to a squeeze bottle or piping bag.
step 3 To the jilebi batter, add Fruit Salt (1/2 tsp) and mix well. Pour this batter to a squeeze bottle or piping bag.
step 4
Pour Ghee (to taste) to a pan over medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot, reduce the flame to medium. Now make jilebi by piping the batter to the ghee in round spiral shape.
step 4 Pour Ghee (to taste) to a pan over medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot, reduce the flame to medium. Now make jilebi by piping the batter to the ghee in round spiral shape.
step 5
Fry it for a minute or two on each side until it becomes crisp and then drain off the excess oil and put it to the sugar syrup. Keep it in the sugar syrup for a minute and then take it out of the syrup.
step 5 Fry it for a minute or two on each side until it becomes crisp and then drain off the excess oil and put it to the sugar syrup. Keep it in the sugar syrup for a minute and then take it out of the syrup.
step 6
Enjoy your home made jilebi.
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Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Vegetarian
Dessert
Indian
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