Crunchy delicious little snacks that are easy to make and will definitely not stay too long. Its Good Friday today so why not make some delicious Jalebi snacks for the kids and you too. Dipped in orange sugar syrup they are that perfect dish to snack on during the day as you prepare the main dishes.

INGREDIENTS

BATTER
1 Cup All Purpose Flour
Pinch Baking Powder
Tiny pinch Baking Soda
3/4 Cup Water
Orange Food Color

SUGAR SYRUP
2 Cups Sugar
1 Cup Water
Orange Food Color
1 Lemon Juice

METHOD

Add 2 cups water in a pan on high heat

Pour in 1 cup water

Stir until the sugar dissolves

Once the sugar mixture has started bubbling, add in a sqeeze of lemon juice

Allow to keep bubbling

Add into the syrup orange food color

Cook until the syrup has thickened

For the batter add baking powder into flour in a bowl

Add a tiny pinch of baking soda

Add in orange food color

Whisk the dry ingredients until combined

Add water into the dry ingredients

Start mixing the batter

Add a tablespoon at a time of water until you get smooth slightly thick batter

Pour batter in a sqeeze bottle or tomato sauce bottle

Squeeze spiral shapes into the hot oil. Start from the inside out to create spirals

Finish frying all the batter, set aside

How gorgeous is that Jalebi

Add the fried Jalebi in the orange sugar syrup

Dip all Jalebi is orange sugar syrup

The test for a true Jalebi is that it should be CRUNCHY when you bite in

You can serve the Jalebi with milk or as a snack

JALEBI

Recipe by Mulunga Alukwe

Prep time: 10 Minutes

Cook time: 20 Minutes

Total time: 30 Minutes

Yield: 2 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup
    All Purpose Flour
  • Pinch
    Baking Powder
  • Pinch
    Baking Soda
  • 3/4 Cup + 1 Cup
    Water
  • 1 Tablespoon
    Orange food color
  • 2 Cups
    Sugar
  • 1
    Lemon Juice

Cooking Directions

  1. Add 2 cups water in a pan on high heat. Pour in 1 cup water. Stir until the sugar dissolves. Once the sugar mixture has started bubbling, add in a squeeze of lemon juice. Allow to keep bubbling. Add into the syrup orange food color. Cook until the syrup has thickened.
  2. For the batter add baking powder into flour in a bowl. Add a tiny pinch of baking soda. Add in orange food color. Whisk the dry ingredients until combined. Add water into the dry ingredients. Start mixing the batter
  3. Add a tablespoon at a time of water until you get smooth slightly thick batter. Pour batter in a squeeze bottle or tomato sauce bottle. Squeeze spiral shapes into the hot oil. Start from the inside out to create spirals. Finish frying all the batter, set aside
  4. How gorgeous is that Jalebi. Add the fried Jalebi in the orange sugar syrup. Dip all Jalebi is orange sugar syrup. The test for a true Jalebi is that it should be CRUNCHY when you bite in
  5. You can serve the Jalebi with milk or as a snack

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