Monday, 30 July 2012

Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun


2 cup mawa (khoya) 
1/4 tsp soda bicarbonate 
3 tbsp fine flour
1/2 tsp green cardamom powder
2 cups of water
2 cups sugar 
Few strands of saffron
4-5 almond chopped
Ghee to deep fry


1. In a large bowl add khoya,fine flour,soda & make a soft dough. Add a little water if
   desired.keep it aside for 2-5 mins.

2.The dough is ready. You do not have to knead the dough much. The dough should be
    smooth. Now divide the dough into equal portion &  make smooth balls without cracks.

3. Now in a wide pan add sugar,water,cardamom ,saffron & cook over low heat till sugar
    dissolves, turn the heat to medium & let it boil till syrup becomes slightly sticky. Switch
    off the flame.

4. Heat ghee in a pan add deep fry balls till golden brown on low heat.

5. Don't deep fry gulab jamuns on high heat otherwise they turn brown immediately & will
    remain uncooked from inside.

6. Remove the gulab jamuns from ghee & drop them into warm sugar syrup. 

7. Soak gulab jamuns in the sugar syrup for 2-3 hours. Garnish with chopped almond
    & serve.

Gulab Jamun

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  1. Fabulous though I have made it before. Ok, I have to make because I love the taste, just one piece and the rest for my family who will love it too.

  2. very tempting.....