Cheesy Sweet Jamuns

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 150g - puffed rice (washed and soaked in water for 2 hours)
  • 60g - mawa
  • 1/4 tsp - baking powder
  • Oil for frying
  • Stuffing:
  • 90g - Amul cheese, grated
  • 90g - mawa
  • 100g - sugar
  • 1 tbsp - cashew nuts, chopped
  • 2 tsp - grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp - raisins, chopped
  • 1 tsp - chironji, chopped
  • Syrup:
  • 200g - sugar
  • 3 cups - water
  • 1 tbsp - milk
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 2 tsp - rose essence
  • Silver foil for decoration

How to Make Cheesy Sweet Jamuns

  • Prepare syrup by boiling together the sugar and water.
  • Add milk and remove the scum as it surfaces. Boil till 3 cups of clear syrup are obtained.
  • Remove from fire and flavour with essence and cardamom powder. Keep aside.
  • For Stuffing: Cook the mawa for stuffing in frying pan till it is golden brown.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well to form into small balls and keep separately.
  • For Jamun: Squeeze out the water from the puffed rice and mix it with the rest of the ingredients for Jamuns except oil.
  • Knead well and from into as many balls as the number of stuffing balls you have.
  • Flatten out the puffed rice balls on the palm of your hand and place a mawa ball on it. Fold over and close sides to make an oval Jamun.
  • Deep fry on low fire till dark brown. Drain well and immerse in warm syrup for an hour.
  • Serve warm decorated with silver foil.