There is nothing more delicious than a golden syrupy ‘Jalebi‘.
Indian fried sweet pretzel.It is one of the easiest recipes and yummiest sweets.
No one can eat just one.Those fried spirals dunked in sugar syrup are simply heavenly.
You can call the Indian obsession with ‘Jalebi’, as good as donuts in the west .
Doctors suggest patients with chronic sinus problems, to eat hot ‘ghee jalebi‘, to get some relief.Hence all sweets do not cause problems.Some do cure them too.Just be mindful of the quantity.
Here is a recipe which is made with ‘dal‘/legumes along with some ‘maida‘/flour.
People in the princely state of Rajasthan or erstwhile ‘Rajputana‘ love to have this with hot saffron milk.The ones at Indore,love to have it with breakfast with ‘Poha‘. We eat it with fried ‘besan‘ or gram flour strips- ‘Fafda‘ at Gujarat..Just as a sweet in the southern states of India.
You can find traditional sweet shops and ‘halwai‘ making hundreds of jalebis’ at various street food stalls across the whole nation while some ask their traditional cooks or Maharajs‘ to make it in pure ‘ghee‘ or clarified butter at weddings,’pooja‘ and ‘havan‘.
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