Saturday, March 21, 2015

Jilebi (Instant)

Happy Ugadi :)  - Ugadi Subhakankashalu :)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    What you need:  
For making the batter:
Maida (all purpous flour)-2 cups
Rice flour-2 tablespoons
Yogurt (curd)-2 tablespoons
Baking powder-a pinch
Eno fruit salt-1 teaspoon (main ingredient)
Orange juice-2 tablespoons (optional)
For the Syrup:
Sugar-2 cups
Water-2 cups
Lime juice-1 teaspoon
Cardamom powder-1/4 of a teaspoon
Oil and two tablespoons of ghee for deep fry                                       


  1. Mix the maida, rice flour, baking powder, yogurt, eno fruit salt and orange juice to make a thick batter of pouring consistency using sufficient water.
  2. Melt the sugar in water and boil it until it reaches single string consistency.
  3. Now add the cardamom powder and lime juice. Mix it well and turn off the the stove.
  4. Make a hole in a Ziploc bag and fill it with the batter.
  5. Heat the oil in a wide frying pan on a low flame and squeese the batter into swirls carefully when the oil is not too hot.
  6. Fry them until they turn light brown in colour on both sides and immerse them into the warm sugar syrup for a minute. 
  7. Transfer them onto a serving bowl and enjoy them :)
          Note: You can also use an empty ketchup bottle instead of ziploc bag to make the jilebi..

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