A staple dessert of all festivals and occasions, jalebi is a must for all ‘North Indian’ celebrations. These sugar soaked coiled delights can be seen at any regular Halwai shop and is widely preferred by people across the country. If you wish to give your regular jalebi a yummilicious fusion, then this recipe is just for you. Try this paneer loaded jalebi, which is not only rich in taste but will also leave you craving for more.

Paneer Jalebi Recipe Card

Give the usual jalebis a typical North-Indian twist and prepare these yummy paneer jalebis at home.

Total Time :
40 min
Preparation Time :
20 min
Cooking Time :
20 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Shivanshi Tomer


  • 400 gm paneer
  • 3 tbsp maida
  • 6 tbsp milk
  • 1/4th tsp baking powder
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 7-8 strands of saffron (kesar)
  • 2-3 elaichi
  • 1 cup refined oil for frying


Step 1
Take 4 cups of water in a pan and bring it to a boil. Add 2 cups of sugar in it and mix till it completely dissolves.
Step 2
Add 2-3 elaichi in the water and let it simmer to form sugar syrup.
Step 3
Now in a bowl, take all purpose flour, baking powder, kesar, milk and paneer.
Step 4
Use water and knead the ingredients to form a soft dough.
Step 5
Take a ball from the dough and roll it between your hands to form a thick-long rope.
Step 6
Now roll it in spiral motion to give the dough, the shape of a jalebi.
Step 7
Make 6-8 jalebis in the same manner from the leftover dough.
Step 8

paneer jalebi in

Now heat oil in a kadhai and fry the jalebis, until golden brown.
Step 9
Once the jalebis are fried, transfer them to the hot sugar syrup.
Step 10
Let them sit for at least one hour.
Step 11
Savour these delish sugar-soaked paneer jalebis at room temperature.