Gulab Jamun

40 minutes
Prep: 15 minutes | Cook: 25 minutes | Servings: 4

 

Ingredients

For Gulab jamun

9 tbsp Milk powder , मिल्क पाउडर

3 ½  tbsp All purpose  flour , मैदा

½ tbsp Semolina , सूजी

¾ tsp Baking soda , बेकिंग सोडा

2 tbsp Curd , दही

2 tbsp Milk ,  दूध

1 tsp Ghee, घी

Ghee for deep frying the gulab jamun, घी

For Stuffing (per serving)

½ tsp Gulkand, गुलकंद

1 tsp Pistachios, chopped, पिस्ता

For Sugar syrup

250 grams sugar, चीनी

1 cup water, पानी

2-3 Cardamom pods, crushed ,  इलायची

1 tbsp rose water, गुलाब जल

For Garnishing

Silver work,चांदी का वर्क,

Rose petalsगुलाब की पंखुड़ियां

Pistachios, slice, पिस्ता

Process

  • In a large bowl, add milk powder, all purpose flour, semolina, baking soda, curd, milk and mix everything well.
  • Make a soft dough, divide the dough into equal portion sizes and roll it like a small ball.
  • They must be smooth without cracks or lines. Keep them covered.
  • Heat ghee in a kadai, drop a small ball of the dough to check the temperature of the ghee once it’s medium hot.
  • Start frying the gulab jamun on medium flame make sure the ghee is not too hot or else the gulab jamun will brown without cooking.
  • Fry the balls till light golden. Keep stirring gently so that it cooks from all the sides.
  • Add them to the hot syrup. Allow them to rest at least 15-20 minutes.

For Stuffed Gulab Jamun

  • Take off one ball and flatten it out with your fingers. Place some stuffing over it and close very nicely. Roll again and fry it until golden brown.
  • Add to the hot sugar syrup and rest for at least 15-20 minutes.

For Sugar syrup

  • In a saucepan, add water, sugar, cardamom pods, rose water and dissolve the sugar in water till it gets thicken on medium flame.
  • The sugar syrup should be hot.

For Garnishing

  • Serve in a bowl, garnish it with silver work, rose petals and sliced pistachios.
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