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Burhanpur Jalebi

Burhanpur Jalebi is a special sweet from Madhya Pradesh, made with Khoya locally known as Mawa Jalebis as well.
Course Desserts, Sweets
Cuisine Madhya Pradesh
Keyword Jalebi Varieties, Khoya Jalebi
By Cook Method Deep Fried
Occasion Diwali
By Diet Protein Rich
Dish Type Deep Fried Dishes, Festival Sweets
Author Srivalli


  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 3 nos Cardamom
  • 1 cup Khova / Khoya / Mawa
  • Cooking Oil for deep frying
  • Mixed Nuts for garnish
  • A Pinch Cardamom Powder


  • Make a batter of all purpose flour, water and leave it to rest for 1 hour.
  • In a bowl, add and knead khoya, cardamom powder to a paste and mix well.
  • Add this paste to flour batter and mix well. Let it rest for an hour.
  • Transfer batter in jalebi cloth or piper.
  • Heat a kadai with cooking oil, gently squeeze out spirals from the batter.
  • Deep fry jalebi till dark brown.
  • Meanwhile, make a sugar syrup and add green cardamom.
  • Drain the cooked jalebi and add to the sugar syrup.
  • Rest in sugar syrup for 12 to 15 minutes.
  • Sprinkle dry nuts over it.


This makes 25 small Jalebis
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