Kala Jamoon

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 350 gms - khoya
  • 200 gms - paneer
  • 65 gms - plain flour (1/8 cup)
  • 600 gms - sugar
  • 4 cups - water
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp - milk if required
  • ghee for deep frying

How to Make Kala Jamoon

  • Make syrup of sugar and water.
  • Mash, grate or crumble khoya and paneer together.
  • Add cardamom powder, flour and knead well till smooth.
  • If too dry, add a little milk. Form a soft dough.
  • Make small balls out of dough, rolling lightly between palms.
  • The balls should be half the size of ping pong balls.
  • Heat ghee till slightly smoking. Cool for 3 minutes.
  • Add some balls, and allow them to rise before putting back on heat.
  • Fry on low heat, till dark brown all over.
  • Drain and dip into syrup.
  • Allow to soak till next batch is ready.
  • Repeat till all dough is exhausted.
  • Drain and transfer to serving dish.