Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun (plural jalebis)
An Indian sweet made of a coil of batter fried and steeped in syrup.
- I found my cousin hiding behind a sweets stall that served the biggest jalebis (Indian sweet pretzels, for lack of a better description) imaginable.
- For those who like sweets, there are an array of desserts gulab jamuns, gajar halwa, hot crispy jalebis with rabri, malpuras, zaffrani phirni, and kulfi.
- Fill the shell with batter and pour into the hot oil to make jalebis.
From Hindi jalebī.
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