Apple Jalebi – Apple Fritter
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recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 15 to 16 apple rings (apple sliced into thin wafers remove the seeds)
  • ½ cup refined flour (maida)
  • ½ cup wheat flour
  • ½ cup of lukewarm water
  • ½ tbsp dry active yeast Or 1 tbsp fresh yeast
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar / sugar
  • 1.5 cup oil for frying
  • 1 tbsp milk masala powder
  • 1 tbsp vanilla powder
  • 8 to 10 crushed cashew nuts
  • a pinch of salt
  • For Sugar Syrup:
  • 1 cup brown sugar / sugar
  • 2 to 3 saffron strands
  • ½ cup milk
  • 4 to 5 tbsp lukewarm water
  • ½ cup rose petals
  • 1 t/s cinnamon powder
How to make the recipe?
  1. Take a mixing bowl. Sift both wheat flour, rice flour, milk masala powder, vanilla powder. Keep this aside.
  2. Mix yeast with lukewarm water. Stir sugar in it. Mix all nicely. Lastly add sugar. Once the yeast is frothy add in the sifted flour. Also add melted ghee. The mixture should be smooth, lump free and thick consistency.
  3. Cover this batter and keep aside. Add more water if required. Keep this aside for 10 mins.
  4. Place oil in a deep frying pan. Dip the apple rings into the above batter. Deep fry the coated apple rings from both sides until golden brown.
  5. Place the fried fritters on napkins to absorb excess oil.
  6. Now for Sugar Syrup - Boil 4 tbsp water + milk also add sugar. Add the rose petals into it. Dissolve saffron in some hot milk. Now pour this saffron infused milk into the boiling mixture. Once the syrup is bubbling. Switch the gas off.
  7. Lastly dip apple rings into the sugar syrup. Soak for 2 mins. Repeat the same process with all fried apple fritters. Sprinkle cinnamon powder, cashew nuts and garnish with rose petals. Serve warm Or chilled.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 7 to 8 people
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at