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Gulab Jamun Recipe

Gulab Jamun Recipe

Jan 04, 2021

Recipe Details:

Gulab Jamun is the most popular sweet. It is soaked in a sweet, sticky syrup. Gulab means ‘rose water’ as per tradition, the sugar syrup has also a delicate rose flavor. A Jamun is a berry with a size comparable to the dough balls hence called Gulab jamun.

Best Gulab Jamun recipe made with easy and simple ingredients. Made with khoya and doused in cardamom sugar syrup.

  • PREP TIME: 10 mins
  • COOK TIME: 30 mins
  • TOTAL TIME: 40 mins
  • COURSE: Sweet
  • CUISINE: Pakistani
  • SERVINGS: 5



INGREDIENTS

Ingredients for Homemade Gulab jamun :

 

    Key Ingredients: 

    • Khoya
    • Refined flour or sooji
    • Baking soda
    • Sugar
    • Water
    • Milk (mixed with  little water)
    • Green cardamoms ( crushed)
    • Ghee
    • Cube of bread.

      For Dough :

      • 75 gm Dry milk
      • half Tablespoon Flour (all-purpose)
      • half Teaspoon Sooji (semolina)
      • half teaspoon Baking Powder
      • Pinch Salt
      • half Tablespoon Oil or Ghee
      • One Egg (beaten)

      For Syrup :

      • half Cup Sugar
      • 1/4 Cup Water
      • Star Spice
      • half Cinnamon Stick
      • 1 Clove
      • 2 Cardamom
      • half Tablespoon Lemon Juice

      INSTRUCTIONS

      Step by Step Gulab Jamun Recipe and Instructions :

       

        Procedure to make Syrup :

        • Take 1-cup of sugar, 3 green cardamom pods, 1.5 cups of water, and 1-2 drops of lemon juice in a deep pan.
        • Heat it over medium flame and cook until it reaches half string consistency or turns a little sticky while stirring it occasionally in between. It will take around 5-10 minutes over medium flame to reach the required consistency. Turn off the flame when sugar syrup is ready.

        Procedure to make Dough:

        • Mix all ingredients required for dough except Egg
        • Knead it with beaten egg, use as much egg as required
        • This will be sticky, knead the dough well and refrigerate it and it will become firm
        • Make balls out of the dough
        • Heat the oil and fry the dough balls over low heat until it turns golden
        • Take all out and put them in hot syrup and turn off the flame. Let it soak the syrup for at least half an hour.
        • Garnish with pistachios and serve cold or warm. You may also decorate it with edible silver leaf.

        NOTES

        Precautions :
        • Make sure to use good quality milk powder, as it plays a vital role in making.
        • Also, don’t replace the baking powder with baking soda. Using soda can create chances to break while frying.
        • For more, fry on low flame else gulab jamun will remain raw from inside.
         
        Finally, the Gulab jamun recipe is ready to have the best tastes !.                                                             

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