All Purpose flour/ maida 1 cip
Rice flour half cup
Yeast 1 teaspoon
Yogurt ( room temperature) 1/4th cup or 4 tbl spoon, whisked
1 teaspoon sugar
Luke warm water , enough to make a medium thick batter
For the syrup:
1 cup Sugar
1 cup water
2/3 cardamom pods and a little stick of cinnamon
1 tea spoon of lemon juice ( to prevent crystallization)
1. Combine all the ingredients of the batter and make a medium thick batter . It should not be too thick or too thin . Pour the batter in a ketchup bottle( the one with nozzle) and keep that on a bowl covered with hot water. Just pour half of the bottle . Leave it there for half n hour or until the batter rises up to top of the bottle .
2. In the mean time make the sugar syrup using the ingredients , mentioned above . Make a medium thick syrap . it should not be thin . Keep the syrup on low flame.
3. Heat oil and squeeze the batter into the oil into coil-like circular motion . Fry until brown . Transfer immediately to the sugar syrap and let the jilapis sit in the syrup for 1 minute or so .Remove it from syrup and serve hot !!!!!!!!
1. You may add 1 teaspoon ghee to the syrup to get that Authentic ” ghee e bhaja Jilap” flavor.