Website of the Year India 2016

Gulab Jamun Recipe

Gulab Jamun is a popular Indian Dessert
Author :
On :
Tuesday, 25 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes

Take a look at more Dessert Recipes. You may also want to try Healthy Tasty Carrot Pudding, Best Apple Crisp, Easy Plain Rasgulla


  • 1 - Lemon slice
  • 1 L - water
  • 50 g - chenna (milk solids left after removing the whey by way of curdling milk)
  • 150 g - mava
  • 30 g - Maida (flour)
  • 10 g - cornflour
  • 1 tsp - green Cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp - baking powder
  • 500 g - Sugar
  • Canola Oil for frying
  • How to Make Gulab Jamun:

    1. Mix sugar, lemon slice and water and keep on fire to boil. Remove any scum. Reduce to 3/4th.
    2. Remove half of syrup, keep aside and boil the rest until it reaches 2-string consistency.
    3. Remove from fire and keep warm.
    4. Take clean marble or wide paraat; mix chenna and khoya together and mash with base of palm to ensure there are no grains. Mix in maida, cardamom powder, corn flour and baking powder.
    5. Make into tight round balls of approximately 30 g each. Heat canola oil to medium-hot and gently slide gulab jamuns in oil.
    6. Make sure you don't put any spoon now as there are chances it may break; wait till the gulab jamun starts to float.
    7. Gently increase flame and cook until golden brown.
    8. Remove and drop gently into light sugar syrup. Keep there for 10-12 minutes. Transfer the same into sugar syrup with 2-string consistency.
    9. Let rest for half an hour. Before serving, gently heat with syrup.


    Bawarchi of the Week

     Chandri Bhat

    Chandri Bhat

    Chandri Bhat is a renowned food consultant who guides people with her culinary expertise.

    know more