Apple Jalebi

READY IN: 30mins




  • Batter:
  • Dissolve the yeast and sugar in ¼ cup warm water, and let it sit for about 5 minutes.
  • Mix the flour and oil together.
  • Add the yeast solution to the flour and mix. Make a smooth batter. Add water as needed. Consistency should be like pancake mix.
  • Set the batter aside and let it sit in a warm place for half hour.
  • Make sure the batter is fermented, but do not over ferment. After fermenting batter will be little lacy.
  • Syrup:
  • Boil the sugar and water together. Add the lemon juice, and cardamom boil for about 8 minutes until syrup is about ½ thread. Lemon juice keeps the mixture from crystallizing.
  • Making the jalebis:
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan about 1 inch deep.
  • Dip the apple slices into the batter one at a time, making sure the slice is covered with the batter. Then, slowly drop the slices into the frying pan.
  • The jalebi will take about 4 to 5 minutes to cook.
  • Turn them occasionally. Fry the jalebi until both sides are golden-brown.
  • Transfer them into the warm syrup.
  • Let jalebi soak in the hot syrup for a few seconds.Than take them out and Garnish with sliced pistachios.
  • Serve hot.