Karari Jalebi
Jalebi is one of the most popular Indian desserts perfect for any occasion. Most people think that jalebi is complicated recipe, however, Gurdip Kohli breaks the popular notion and presents a simple recipe that you can try at the comfort of your home. Give this Karari Jalebi recipe a try and wow your guests.
Gurdip Kohli Punj's Karari Jalebi recipe

- Indian


- 3-4

Cooking Time

-10 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 130 Min


  • FOR For the Jalebi Batter
  • ½ cup refined flour
  • 2 to 3 tbsp semolina
  • 2 tbsp yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp pandanus water
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1½ tbsp saffron water
  • water, as required
  • Oil, for frying
  • FOR For the Jalebi Syrup
  • ½ cup sugar syrup
  • 2 tsp Saffron water
  • FOR For Garnish
  • Almond Flakes


  1. 1

    For the jalebi batter, combine the refined flour, semolina, yoghurt, sugar, baking powder, pandanus water, cardamom powder, and saffron water.
  2. 2

    Mix well by adding little water.
  3. 3

    Let the batter ferment for around 2 hours.
  4. 4

    Transfer the fermented batter to a squeezy bottle.
  5. 5

    Heat oil in a pan.
  6. 6

    Make jalebis directly in the heated oil.
  7. 7

    Deep fry the jalebis.
  8. 8

    Meanwhile, combine sugar syrup with saffron water.
  9. 9

    Coat jalebis evenly with the saffron flavoured sugar syrup.
  10. 10

    Transfer jalebis to a serving plate.

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Gurdip Kohli Punj


>Chef Gurdip Kohli Punj has fond memories of the Gurudwara kitchen where her family rolled out chapattis, chopped vegetables, and stirred large pots of dal as 'sewa'. This was no mere chore for young Gurdip; she enjoyed cooking for people! She creates healthy dishes that are yummy too!

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