Friday, March 17, 2006


Jilebis are crisp outside, sweet and runny inside. Deep fried to a transparent tawny gold, then dipped in sugar syrup.

Ingredients :Jilebi Mix-Gits
Wheat flour, Lentil flour, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Raising agents(sodium bicarbonate, citric acid), permitted anti-oxidants E320]
a pinch of saffron
1/2 pinch of food color(optional)
1 cup of sugar
1 cup of water
Ghee(clarified butter) r oil for deep frying
Ziploc bag for piping out the batter
1. Sieve the contents of pack and mix with 125ml (4 fl.oz) water,and stir into smooth batter.
2. Pour into a thick ziploc bag and twist it like an icing cone and make a small hole at the end of the cone.
3. Heat 250g of edible oil or Ghee into a shallow pan. Hold nozzle of the ziplog bag just above the surface of the oil, and squeeze to make circles with the batter, starting from the centre and sealing the end in the last half round.
4. Deep fry on a medium heat till crispy and golden on both sides.
5. Immerse jilebis in warm sugar syrup for a minute, and serve hot or cold.
Sugar syrup:
Dissolve sugar in the water, over low heat, then cook over high heat till slightly thick---one thread consistency.


Puspha said...

OMG!!!! Those jilebis r so inviting. I´m drooling here. Yummy!!

sailu said...

Just love jalebis!Very tempting pictures..:)

Ashwini said...

Amazing. I wish I could just pick one off the plate! And the sundaes look fab too

BDSN said...

Piping jilebis from a ziploc bag reminds me of frosting in a ziploc bag and decorating cakes....Nice jilebis...

Annita said...

Hey your jilebi looks wonderful..Just love it and the pictures are soo tempting..:))

Annita said...

Me agin..
where can i get these raising agents and anti oxidents..

Vineela said...

Hi Annita,
its just a jilebi mix(gits company) which i got from indian store.i just mentioned the ingredients (anti oxidants etc)by seeing the packet.thats it.