Homemade Doodh Jalebi Recipe

Homemade Doodh Jalebi Recipe

Homemade Doodh Jalebi Recipe

Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Cuisine Pakistani
Servings 6


For Jalebi:

  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch 
  • A pinch Orange Food Color
  • ½ cup Yogurt 
  • ½ cup Water 
  • 1 cup Ghee or Oil
  • ½ tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice

 Sugar Syrup:

  • 2 cups Sugar 
  • ½ cup Water 
  • 3 Green Cardamoms
  • 1 pinch Saffron 
  • ½ tsp Lemon Juice

For Doodh:

  • litre Milk 
  • 3 tbsp Sugar 
  • 2 Green Cardamoms

For Garnishing:

  • Silver Paper As Required
  • Pistachios (chopped) As Required


  •  In a deep pan, heat water and add sugar and cook until sugar has completely dissolved. Add cardamom and saffron. Cook until it has reached 1 string consistency. Take off flame and set aside.
  • In a bowl add all-purpose flour, cornstarch, food color mix well until uniform.
  • Add yogurt, water and Beat the batter with whisk in one direction in circular motion for 4-5 minutes. The batter will turn smooth and lump free. Note: The batter should not be either too thick or too runny. Spoon just 2-3 tbsp of batter to the sauce bottle to check if the consistency is right.
  • Add lemon juice, baking powder and mix gently until well combined.
  • Transfer the batter into a sauce bottle.
  • In a frying pan heat oil and ghee. Note: Check the oil is hot enough by dropping a small portion of batter into it. it must come up immediately without browning
  • Squeeze the bottle gently in circular motions starting from center and moving outside. Note: If you are getting very thick jalebi, it means that the batter is thick. If you are getting very thin jalebi, it means the batter is thin in consistency. Note: To fix thick batter, add 1 tbsp or more of water. To fix thin batter, 1 tbsp of all-purpose flour.
  • When the jalebi is done is crispy, add it into warm sugar syrup directly. Allow to rest for 2 minutes. Note: The sugar syrup should be slightly hot to warm when jalebi is dipped into it.
  • In a pot heat milk over medium high heat. Cook until it is reduced to 3/4th of original quantity. Add sugar and cardamom and cook for 3-4 minutes on high flame.
  • Add jalebis to bowl, pour over hot milk, garnish with pistachios, silver paper and serve.

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