Mawa Paneer Jalebi/Chenar Jalebi

Indian traditional sweet made from fresh cottage cheese(paneer) and mawa, deep in sugar syrup .

Ingredients (For 8 to 10 pieces)

  • Sugar – 1 cup
  • Paneer/Cottage Cheese – 1/2 cup
  • Mawa – 1/2 cup
  • Corn starch – 1tbs
  • Cardamon powder – 1 tsp
  • Rose water – 1 tsp (Optional)
  • Pistachio  –  3 to 4 finely chopped
  • All purpose flour – 1cup
  • Water- 1/2 cup
  • Saffron – Few strands
  • Cooking oil – For deep frying


Step 1  – Take one bowl and add all purpose flour & water. Mix it properly and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.

Step 2 – Add paneer, mawa, corn starch then mix properly then keep aside for 15 minutes.

Step 3 – Mix 1 cup sugar with 1/2 cup water and make 1/2 string sugar syrup.Add lemon juice and saffron then keep aside.

Step 4 – Mix batter and pour  in any piping bag/sauce bottles.

Step 5 – Heat oil for frying on medium hot oil. Squeeze the bottle and make Jalebi ring and cooked in low flame until both side hard ,crispy and golden.

Step 6 – Remove Jalebi from oil and put the hot sugar syrup for 30 seconds then remove from syrup and keep in plate.

Step 7 – Garnish with pistachio and serve it.


  • Fry Jalebi in low heat  to get crispy Jalebi
  • Sugar syrup should be warm when dip Jalebi into it, so that it gets easily absorb syrup inside
  • Do not put Jalebi in hot sugar syrup otherwise Jalebi turn soft

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