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Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun is a super delicious, soft and juicy sweet by making a soft dough with the milk powder, deep-fried and soaked in sugar syrup.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Gulab Jamun, Jamun, Sweets
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Soaking Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 1 cup Jamun instant mix
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 31/4 cups Water
  • 1 tsp Cardamom powder
  • Ghee / Oil to deep fry


How to mix Dough

  • Take the jamun mix in a mixing bowl, add little by little water and mix to make a soft dough. Do not over mix as the jamun becomes chewy. Cover it with a cotton cloth and keep it aside for 5mins.
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How to prepare Sugar Syrup

  • In a large vessel, add sugar and water and boil it for 10mins.
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  • Add a tsp of cardamom powder and boil it till it becomes slightly sticky. 
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How to prepare Jamun Balls

  • Apply little ghee to your palms and take a small quantity of the dough.
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  • Make a marble size ball and keep aside. Make sure the balls are smooth with out any cracks otherwise the jamuns will get more cracks.
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  • Repeat the above step to make all balls.
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  • Meanwhile, heat ghee or oil in a deep frying pan. When the oil is heat enough, reduce the flame to medium and drop one by one jamun balls. 
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  • Gently stir the jamun balls and fry until golden brown evenly on all sides.
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  • When the jamun balls turn golden, drain the balls with a strainer and add them directly to the sugar syrup.
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  • Soak the gulab jamun's for 15-20 mins or until jamun soak well in the syrup.
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  • Delicious gulab jamun is ready. Serve hot or cold.