Kesar Jalebi Recipe

Gaurav Garg
  • Updated
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  • 09 May 2021,
  • 9:51 PM
Jalebi, Sweets, Rabdi Jalebi

Easy Jalebi recipe that can be made at home quickly

SUMMARY: A quick and easy Sweet Jalebi Recipe under 30 mins. Learn how to make Crispy Crunchy and Juicy jalebi at Home.

Recipe Details:

  • Chef: Annu Singh
  • Category: Sweets
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Prep Time: 05 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 30 Min
  • Servings: 20
  • Nutrition: 125.93 Calories per peace

Ingredients of Kesar Jalebi Recipe:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • Pinch of saffron or Kesar
  • 1/2 -3/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp Elaichi or cardamon
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • Oil or ghee
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp. turmeric
  • 2 tbsp. cornflour
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup curd

How to make Kesar Jalebi Recipe

Step 1: Maida, Cornflour, and Curd

Mix maida, cornflour and curd in a bowl

Step 2: Water and Vinegar

Add half tsp water and vinegar

Step 3: Mix it

Mix well for 4 mins

Step 4: Baking Soda

Add baking soda and mix

Step 5: Take bottle or bag

Pour the batter in the empty ketchup bottle or the bags.

Step 6: Oil and Ghee

Heat oil and 1 tbsp of ghee.

Step 7: Batter

Squeeze the batter in spirals on the pan

Step 8: Fry

Fry them for 30 secs and dip them in sugar syrup.

Step 9: Serve it

Serve hot, warm or room temperature.

Jalebi is also known by many names such as jilapi, zulbia, zalabia and mushabak. It is a popular snack in India made from deep-frying maida flour which is then soaked in sugar syrup.

Jalebi is also one of the most common and popular desserts in India and makes its appearances especially in times of celebrations, weddings and festivals. It is sold as street food and in sweet shops.

Making Jalebi is fun and easy, but like any other Indian snacks, it requires time and patience. So, if you think you can be patient with this art food, these easy steps will guide you on how to make Jalebi:

Types of Jalebis

  • Shrunk Jalebi – over fried on low flame
  • Thin & Flat – runny batter
  • Flat jalebi – medium oil on low heat


For Jalebi

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup curd
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tbsp. cornflour
  • 1/8 tsp. turmeric
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • Oil or ghee

For sugar syrup

  • 1 cup of sugar
  • Pinch of saffron or Kesar
  • 1/2 -3/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp Elaichi or cardamon

Equipment: Empty sauce bottle or cloth bag or zip lock bag

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FAQ on Kesar Jalebi

1How can I make my jalebi crispy again?

Re-heat Jalebi using a Microwave again.

2Are Jalebis healthy?

Jalebi is made up of maida and sugar, unsafe foods for diabetics, and a healthy lifestyle.

3Who invented jalebi?

Jalebi was brought to Medieval India by Persian-speaking Turkic invaders.

4Does Kesar Jalebi contain milk?

No, Kesar Jalebi made with flour, gram flour, and sugar syrup.

5How many days we can store jalebi?

Jalebi can be kept at a cool, dry temperature for 3-5 days.

6Which cloth is used for Kesar Jalebi?

Silk Cotton Cloth used for making Kesar Jalebi.

7What do we call Jalebi in English?

Jalebi is a proper noun so there is not any word for 'Jalebi' in the English language.