Lip-smacking Gulab Jamuns

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: No-Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 500 g - gulab jamun mawa
  • 150 g - rawa (semolina)
  • 15 tbsp - milk
  • oil for deep frying
  • For the Syrup:
  • 5 cups - sugar
  • 10 to 12 green cardamoms ( peeled and powdered)
  • 6 cups - water
  • 1 tbsp - milk

How to Make Lip-smacking Gulab Jamuns

  • Soak the rawa in milk for about 20 minutes.
  • Add this to the mawa and knead well gently for 10 to 15 minutes till you get a soft dough.
  • Divide into equal portions. Shape each portion into small circular or oval shaped gulab jamuns.
  • Deep fry in a little hot oil but on a very low flame, till they turn golden.
  • Put the fried gulab jamuns after few seconds into already prepared hot syrup.
  • Let them soak in hot syrup for couple of hours.
  • Serve hot or cold.
  • For the Syrup:
  • Boil the water with sugar. Add a tbsp of milk.
  • Spoon off the dirt that collects on the top.
  • Add powdered cardamoms and boil the syrup till you get one thread consistency.