June 9, 2023

The spiral saffron of sugary sweetness that we Indians call Jalebi has a long tailed history –  right from its origins of geographical birth to being what it is now, severed in India.

From the page of History

The divine translucent dessert has many names and its goes back to the ancient times of 10th century or so. This was and is commonly served in Western Asia for the feast of epiphany (by Christians of course). Also According to the books of history, this was the food item that was severed during the period of Ramadan as a giveaway for the poor by the Muslims in the Middle East.  – No India so far – about 14th century or so during the Common Era, some Persian invaders, got zulabiya (Jalebi was known as than) as a treat, story has it, it was severed that the palace to earn a favor.

Other family members

Jalebi and even its cousins comes on to the plate in almost the same way, however, in terms of sweetness Jalebi demands and commands the crown. As a simple as deep frying Maida flour and dipping in sugary water – it does takes skills to make the spiral golden joy of happiness. Imarti and Chhena Jalebi are the variants and as I said earlier are considered as cousins of Jalebi.

Best place to have.

Ideally, the best place to have Jalebi would be in the streets of Gujarat and Delhi, However, if you are in Dubai and nostalgic about your home town or feel that no festive feast is complete without Jalebi than you can either walk in at Rasoi Ghar or call in to get it delivered at your door step.

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