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Gulab Jamun Recipe: Indian Dessert

Monday, February 13th, 2012 Indian Desserts
Indian Gulab Jamun


  1. All purpose flour- 1 cup
  2. Milk powder-1 1/2 cups
  3. Baking soda-1/4 tsp
  4. Yogurt or regular heavy cream
  5. Oil

For the syrup

  1. Sugar- 2 1/2 to 3  cups
  2. Water- 3 cups
  3. Cardamon pods- 4 nos
  4. Saffron -a few strands(optional)


  • Sift all purpose flour,milk powder and baking soda together.
  • Add sufficient quantity of heavy cream or yogurt  and knead well to form a soft dough.(like chappathi dough)
  • Keep aside for 45 minutes.
  • Meanwhile combine sugar and water in a pan and cook for 5 minutes or  until it thickens slightly.Add cardamom pods and saffron and keep aside.
  • Make small balls out of the dough( almost 25 to 28 nos) and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and deep fry these balls over medium low heat until it turns dark golden brown in color.
  • Drain these cooked balls into the sugar syrup and keep aside until the jamuns are completely soaked in the sugar syrup.

Indian Gulab Jamun Recipe

Indian Gulab Jamun Recipe
Indian Dessert: Gulab Jamun


Indian Dessert: Gulab Jamun

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