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Flavoursome Gulab Jamun Recipe

Flavoursome Gulab Jamun is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
1 hour
Servings :
Serves 6
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  • 1/2 cup - Milk powder
  • 2 cups - water
  • 2 cups - Sugar
  • 2 tbsp - all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp - yogurt
  • 1 tbsp - Ghee
  • 1/4 tsp - baking soda
  • Few drops of rose essence (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • few strands of Saffron (optional)
  • Oil for deep frying
  • How to Make Flavoursome Gulab Jamun:

    1. To make the sugar syrup:
    2. In a pan, add water, sugar, rose essence, cardamom powder, saffron and bring to boil.
    3. Once it starts boiling, reduce the heat and allow it to simmer.
    4. For making the jamuns:
    5. In a mixing bowl, add milk powder, all-purpose flour and baking soda.
    6. Mix well and add ghee. Slowly start mixing in the yogurt and make into a dough.
    7. Allow it to rest for 5 minutes.
    8. Make smooth lime-sized balls which have no creases.
    9. Heat up the oil on low-to-medium heat.
    10. Carefully drop 3-4 dumplings in hot oil and keep rotating them for an even colour.
    11. Once the dumplings are a dark golden-brown, take them out into a paper towel.
    12. Bring the syrup to another quick boil and drop in the jamuns.
    13. Turn off the flame and cover the gulab jamuns and let them soak in the syrup for 45 minutes to an hour.
    14. Serve hot or cold.


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