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Gulab Jamun Recipe

Gulab Jamun is a popular Indian Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 1 January, 1970
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 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.


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