Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun made at home without store bought mix. Made it just like that, not for any special occasion, came out very tasty. 

Makes : 20 Jamun
Prep Time : 10 - 15 Mins

 Ingredients for sugar syrup
  • Regular white sugar - 2 &1/2 cups 
  • Water - 1 cup 
Ingredients for Jamun mix 
  • Milk powder / Mawa powder - 1 Cup 
  • All purpose flour - 1/4 cup 
  • Baking soda - 2 pinch 
  • Almond / Badam powder - 1 tsp (Optional) (i added badam powder)
  • Milk or water - Just enough to make the dough( i used milk 2%) 
  • Oil for deep fry 
 Method for sugar syrup 
  1. In a large pan, dissolve the sugar and water and bring to a boil. 
  2. Simmer over a slow flame till the syrup is of 1 string consistency 
  3. Switch off the flame 
Method for Jamun 
  1. Mix the milk powder, all purpose flour, baking soda, badam / almond powder in a bowl add enough milk to make a firm dough. 
  2. Make balls by gently rolling each portion between your palms into a smooth ball. Place the balls on a plate. 
  3. Heat the oil on medium flame. Test the temperature of the oil to put small portion of the ball . 
  4. The balls must be fried very slowly under medium flame. 
  5. This will ensure complete cooking from inside. Put 4 dumplings at a time. deep fry till golden brown color. Drain it. 
  6. Remove and slowly put it into hot sugar syrup 
  7. Serve warm or cold 


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Chitra said...

wow , tempting.. yummy yummy jamuns :)

Priya Suresh said...

Super juicy and irresistible gulab jamuns, love it.

virunthu unna vaanga said...

my all time favorite jamun... lovely...

Amarendra said...

I am drooling here. Its so yum.

Anna said...

My favourite dessert! ;)