Homemade Traditional Fermented Jalebis

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Homemade Traditional Fermented Jalebis


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :24 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 25 Min

Total Time : 24 Hr 25 Min


Serves : 8
  • 1 cups all purpose flour or maida

  • 1/4 tsp baking powder

  • 1/4 tsp orange food colour

  • 1 cups sugar

  • 1/2 cups water

  • 1 tsp cardamom powder

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

  • 3/4 cups water for making the batter


  • Make a thick flowing consistency batter with the flour and the water.
  • Mix it until lumpfree and smooth.
  • Add the food colour and the baking powder to it.
  • Keep it on the kitchen counter for a day to get fermented.
  • After a day, deep fry these in hot oil on low flame so that they cook well inside out.
  • While you fry these, make the sugar syrup too adding the cardamom powder and the lemon juice too. Keep it on the gas on a low flame so that it keeps warm.
  • Fry in batches and drop them in the warm syrup few at a time and let them soak the syrup for a minute and then take them out onto serving plate.
  • Do it for all the jalebis and remember that the syrup should be warm.
  • Serve these traditionally fermented method jalebis hot with rabdi or fresh cream.