Apple Jalebis are actually apple wafers dipped in the flavorful sugar syrup. They taste best when served hot.This another form of normal Jalebis.
2 apples peeled and sliced them in thin rings;3/4 cup plain flour;1/2 teaspoon dry yeast;1/2 teaspoon sugar;1 tablespoon oil;Oil to fry. For Syrup:1- 1/4 cup sugar;1 cup water;1/4 teaspoon lemon juice;1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder;For Garnish:1 tablespoon blenched and sliced pistachios
Dissolve the yeast and sugar in ¼ cup warm water, and let it sit for about 5 minutes.Mix the flour and oil together.Add the yeast solution to the flour and mix. Make a smooth batter. Add water as needed. Consistency should be like pancake mix.Set the batter aside and let it sit in a warm place for half hour.
Make sure the batter is fermented, but do not over ferment. After fermenting batter will be little lacy.
Syrup:Boil the sugar and water together. Add the lemon juice, and cardamom boil for about 8 minutes until syrup is about ½ thread. Lemon juice keeps the mixture from crystallizing
Making the jalebis:
Heat the oil in a frying pan about 1 inch deep. Dip the apple slices into the batter one at a time, making sure the slice is covered with the batter. Then, slowly drop the slices into the frying pan.The jalebi will take about 4 to 5 minutes to cook.Turn them occasionally. Fry the jalebi until both sides are golden-brown.Transfer them into the warm syrup.Let jalebi soak in the hot syrup for a few seconds.Than take them out and Garnish with sliced pistachios.Serve hot.