Tuesday, 6 June 2017

How to make Gulab Jamun

Recipe of Gulab Jamun without Khoya | Easy Gulab Jamun Recipe

Gulab Jamun is a famous dessert in north India which is served after a meal. You will find it in most of the dessert menus in Indian restaurants. It is a delicious Indian dessert made from ingredients which are mostly available in everyone's kitchen. Gulab Jamun is prepared by thickening milk, sooji/rava and sugar. It can be eaten hot or cold, it tastes delightful both ways. It can be stored upto 3 days but remaining portion after serving has to be refrigerated.

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It is an easy recipe in which you don't require khoya or Refined flour and is prepared using sooji/rava and milk.These gulab jamuns are dipped in sugar syrup and they soak the sweetness from the syrup. You will love these melt in the mouth Gulab Jamuns.

Gulab jamun, dessert,Indian sweet,sooji gulab jamun,eggless

Lets start with the recipe :

Recipe Type : Dessert
Cuisine : North Indian

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
5 minutes30 minutes35 minutes Serves 4 

Ingredients :
  • 3 cups full cream milk
  • 2 teaspoon ghee/clarified butter
  • 1 bowl sooji/rava/semolina 
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder/crushed cardamom
  • crushed pistachio for granishing
Preparation - Sugar Syrup
  1. In a pan, add 1 1/2 cup of water and let it boil
  2. Add 1 cup sugar in it and cook until sugar is dissolved
  3. Keep it aside 
Preparation - Gulab Jamun
  1. Heat milk in a steel pan or a vessel and bring it to boil
  2. Add 2 teaspoon of ghee/clarified butter in it
  3. Add 1 bowl of sooji in it
  4. Cook it on low flame till it thickens
  5. When milk will be thickened and quantity reduced to less scarp the sides of the pan as some of the thickened milk will stick to it.
  6. Add 2 teaspoon sugar and cardamom powder in it
  7. Cook it for 5 more minutes on low flame and stir often 
  8. When it is thick enough, turn off the flame and keep it aside till it cools down
  9. Make small round balls from the batter
  10. Heat oil in a non-stick deep pan and deep fry the balls one by one
  11. Let it cook from both the sides till they are golden from both the sides
  12. Heat the sugar syrup and add the cooked gulab jamuns in the sugar syrup for 5 minutes 
  13. Let the gulab jamuns in sugar syrup for 3 hours so that it soak the syrup
  14. Garnish it with chopped pistachios 
  15. You can serve it hot or cold
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  1. Fried stuff in syrup...must be very delicious! How many grams are a bowl of semolina?

  2. One of my fav, though never made before, each time I dine at Indian restaurants, I must have one gulab ball. Crazily crushing in my sugar rush looking at these gulabs.

  3. I've had this, a lot, at Indian restaurants. Love the way it "squeaks" when you bite into it! Never made it myself -- really need to one day. Yours looks perfect -- thanks.

  4. you had my attention at sugar syrup!

  5. So nice to explore other types of desserts. I see this in restaurants and it's great to learn how to actually make it!

  6. Looks so good.


  7. Wow, just like it. No thoughts to finish them if in front of me... Yummy, Delicious and mouth watering.


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