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Gulab Jamun

posted Nov 17, 2015, 12:23 PM by Ramya Sadish Kannan

Gulab Jamun is a popular Indian dessert made during special occassions. It is a easy to prepare dessert and is loved by all.

gulab jamun

  • Gulab Jamun Mix - 200 g (1 packet)
  • Sugar - 3 cups (for sugar syrup)
  • Water - 3 cups (for sugar syrup)
  • Cardamom (Elachi) powder /crushed - 3
  • Oil for deep frying

Method to make sugar syrup:
  1. In a pan mix sugar and water and bring to a boil.
  2. Add the cardamom powder and stir well until the sugar dissolves.
  3. Allow to boil until the syrup is slightly sticky.
  4. Turn off the flame.
Method to make gulab jamuns:
  1. Take Gulab Jamun mix in a mixing bowl, add water according to the instruction given in the pack and gather together to form a dough.
  2. Allow to sit for 5 minutes.
  3. Make small balls from the dough.
    jamun balls
  4. Heat oil in a pan. In a medium heat drop the jamuns in the oil. Keep stirring the jamuns so that they are evenly cooked. Fry until it is dark brown.
  5. Remove from oil and set aside.
  6. Once all the jamuns have been cooked, drop them into the hot sugar syrup.  (If the sugar syrup has cooled down, slightly heat the syrup before dropping the cooked jamuns).
  7. Allow to soak for 2 to 3 hours.
  8. Now tasty gulab jamun is ready.