How to Prepare Gulab Jamun?


how to prepare gulab jamun


With the info on how to prepare gulab jamun, make this sweet cuisine, which has an excellent taste, for festivals like Diwali and for events like birthday parties. Ask a child what sweet he or she likes the most, and the answer you get would be, "gulab jamun!" So, here is another reason to know how to prepare gulab jamun to not only please the palate of kids but also of grown-ups who also like this sweet dish.

It is a common practice to eat gulab jamun and then masala dosa, at restaurants, as these two dishes make a great combination.

This recipe is for making gulab jamun with milk powder. 

Maida and ghee are some of the key items you need, in addition to milk powder, to make this sweet dumplings, which have a super-fine taste.


The steps on how to prepare gulab jamun with milk powder are in two parts: Steps to prepare the sugar syrup and steps to prepare the sweet itself.

Soak the dumplings in sugar syrup, for about one hour, for these to absorb the sweet. To serve or eat the jamun, first place it in the bowl or cup. Next, pour some syrup on the jamun to make it visually appealing.

Eat or serve gulab jamun with ice cream.

Would you like to know how to make gulab jamun using khoya? Here is the recipe for gulab jamun with khoya.









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Quantity: 20

Ingredients:

1. Milk powder 1 cup
2. Maida 1/4 cup
3. Ghee 1 tablespoon
4. Milk as needed
5. Cooking soda 1/4 teaspoon
6. Sugar 1 cup
7. Water 1 cup
8. Cardamom / elaichi powder 1/8 teaspoon
9. Rose essence, few drops

How to Prepare the Sugar Syrup?


1. Heat sugar with water. Boil for 3-5 minutes.

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2. Add cardamom powder and rose essence. Mix.

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Jamun sugar syrup is ready. Cover the utensil with a plate.

NOTE
With this sugar syrup, you can store the jamuns for 3-4 days.

Making Gulab Jamun with Milk Powder

1. Mix ghee and soda in a circular pattern, using your fingers.

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2. Sieve milk powder and maida on the mixture.

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Mix.

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3. Add milk gradually and mix to make the mixture into soft dough.

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NOTE
Use your fingers to make the dough. Do not knead the dough.

Keep aside for 10-20 minutes.
4. Heat sugar with water.

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5. Boil for 2-3 minutes.

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6. Add cardamom powder and rose essence. Mix.

Jamun sugar syrup is ready. Cover the utensil with a plate.
7. Make small-lemon size balls from the dough.

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Create a shape, which can be round, oval or cylindrical, for each of the balls.
8. Heat oil in a thick-bottomed kadai or pan on a low flame.

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9. Test the oil if it is hot:

Drop a dal-size portion of the dough into the oil. 

If the dough floats to the surface, then the oil is over-heated. Allow it to cool and test again.

If the dough does not sizzle, heat the oil for some more time and test again.

If the dough does not float to the surface, but sizzles and stays at the bottom, then you are ready to fry the raw jamuns.
10. Add the dough balls gently, one-by-one, into the hot oil.

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Gently and continuously stir the raw jamuns with a slotted spoon to prepare evenly-cooked jamuns.

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11. Fry till the jamuns turn to brown to dark brown color.

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12. Remove the jamuns from the oil and drain it.

Place the items on a paper towel to drain any residual oil present and to allow the items to cool.

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13. Add the jamuns to the hot sugar syrup. Mix.

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14. Keep the jamuns aside for about one hour or till these absorb the syrup and become soft.

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Gulab Jamun is ready.

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TIPS How to Prepare Gulab Jamun?
1. Here is a key note on making gulab jamun with milk powder: Fry on low flame to make sure the center part too of the jamuns is cooked.
2. Do not make softer dough, because the jamoons will absorb excess syrup and become softer.
3. Do not heat the syrup and the jamuns together, as these might become hard.
4. Use less or more quantity of sugar, rather than the recommended quantity, for the syrup, based on your taste preference.