Saturday, March 23, 2013


   Apple is a popular fruit among young and elder alike while it has its own multiple benefits. Jalebi ,too,is a mouth watering and delicious breakfast item of northern India.
   Now what to say of taste when these Two join as apple turns into round round jalebi !!!


  • Apple  5 
  • Maida  100 gm
  • Gram powder [Besan]  50 gm
  • Cardamom powder 1/4 tsp
  • Refined oil/Pure ghee  3-4 tbsp
  • Water  1 cup
  • For sugar syrup [Chasni]:
               sugar  3 cup
              water  1 cup

For garnishing & flavour:

  • Almonds [fine cut pieces]  5-6 pieces
  • Kesar  1 gm
  • Kewda or rose water  5 ml 


  • Step 1

To prepare sugar syrup {chasni]:
Mix the sugar and water in a heavy bottomed pan & boil on a medium flame.Keep stirring. Scum will be formed on the surface.Keep on removing with a spoon.Keep boiling until bubbles are formed.Close the flame.Let it be cool.
To test the syrup for its consistency,take 1 or 2 drops on a spatula,let it cool then take on clean forefinger and touch with your thumb and pull apart slowly & gently/If a single thread is formed & does not break, the syrup is ready to use.Another way of testing is to put a drop of the syrup in cold becomes a soft ball.
  Now mix cardamom powder and kesar into the sugar syrup.

  • Step 2

Mix Maida and Besan in the water. To check consistency of solution,put 1 drop of it in water.If it comes back to surface & does not dissolve,the solution is ready.
Cut the apples into rings nearly 1/2 inch thick.Separate the seeds from inner part.
Dip well the apple rings in the solution,take it out.Heat the oil/ghee in a pan, fry the ring till it turns golden.Repeat the process for each ring.

Step 3:

  • Dip all the fried apple rings into sugar syrup.Keep for about 2 minutes,then take it out and put on a plate.

Step 4

Garnish with  almond pieces and spray kewda.

  • Lastly,

Serve the jalebis hot or cold with fresh cream/Malai or Rubri....either way you will find it tasty!!


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