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Add a dash of sweetness to your day with this easy recipe

Satiate your sweet cravings with this delectable paneer jalebi recipe

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | October 15, 2020 5:30:54 pm
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If you are in the mood for something sweet today, how about making melt-in-the-mouth paneer jalebis? We agree that jalebis can be a little tricky to make and also require effort, but it can be a simple affair if you are ready with all the ingredients and follow some basic instructions.

Here’s an easy way to make paneer jalebis, chef Sanjeev Kapoor style.

Take a look.

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Ab aapki favourite paneer aur jalebi aa gaye hain ek saath, ek naye avatar mein! Yeh hai out of this world in taste, jisse aap humesha yaad rakhenge. Full Recipe ⬇️ #SinfulSaturday Paneer Jalebi Prep Time: 11-15 minutes Cook time: 21-25 minutes Serve: 4 Level Of Cooking: Moderate Taste: Sweet Ingredients Cottage cheese (paneer) crumbled 300 grams Sugar 1 cup Saffron a few strands Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon Cornflour 1/4 cup Refined flour 2 tablespoons Baking soda 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder 1/4 teaspoon Ghee to deep fry Pistachio slivers to garnish Method Step 1 Heat a non-stick pan, add sugar and ½ cup water, mix and bring it to a boil. Add saffron and green cardamom powder and mix. Boil, stirring till all the sugar dissolves and you get a sugar syrup of one string consistency. Keep the syrup warm. Step 2 Take cornflour in a large bowl, add refined flour, baking soda, baking powder and ½ cup water and mix to make a smooth batter. Step 3 Add cottage cheese and mix well. Grind to a smooth paste and put into a clean bowl. Step 4 Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Transfer the mixture into a piping bag fitted with a nozzle and pipe spirals directly into hot ghee. Deep-fry, turning sides, till both sides are golden brown. Step 5 Soak the fried jalebis in the sugar syrup for 5 minutes. Step 6 Lift the jalebis from the syrup, arrange them on a serving platter, garnish with pistachio slivers and serve.

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Paneer Jalebi

Prep Time: 11-15 minutes
Cook time: 21-25 minutes
Serve: 4

Ingredients

300g – Cottage cheese (paneer), crumbled
1 cup – Sugar
Saffron, a few strands
¼ tsp – Green cardamom powder
¼ cup – Cornflour
2 tbsp – Refined flour
½ tsp – Baking soda
¼ tsp – Baking powder
Ghee to deep fry
Pistachio slivers to garnish

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Method

*Heat a non-stick pan, add sugar and half cup water, mix and bring to a boil. Add saffron and green cardamom powder and mix. Boil; stirring till the sugar dissolves and you get a sugar syrup of one string consistency. Keep the syrup warm.
*Take cornflour in a large bowl, add refined flour, baking soda, baking powder, half cup water and mix to make a smooth batter.
*Add cottage cheese and mix well. Grind to a smooth paste and put into a clean bowl.
*Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Transfer the mixture into a piping bag fitted with a nozzle and pipe spirals directly into hot ghee. Deep-fry, turning sides, till both sides are golden brown.
*Soak the fried jalebis in the sugar syrup for five minutes.
*Lift the jalebis from the syrup, arrange them on a serving platter, garnish with pistachio slivers and serve.

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