Gulab jamun recipe | Milk powder Jamun preparation explains you about the most popular sweet served during festivals like diwali and celebrations. Here we prepare this jamun using milk powder and this will be easy for even beginners. Gulab refers to the colour rose and jamun which means berry. Gulab Jamun are berry sized balls immersed in rose flavoured sugar syrup. Traditionally these were prepared using khoya (milk solids) but now a days we prepare with milk powder which is easily available everywhere.
- Milk powder – 1 cup
- maida/ all purpose flour – 1/4 cup
- baking soda – pinch
- ghee / nei – 1 tsp
- milk – 1 tsp
- curd/ yogurt – 1 tsp
Ingredients for sugar syrup:-
- water – 1 cup
- sugar – 1 cup
- cardomom powder – pinch
- rose water – few drops
1. Mix together water, sugar and cardomom powder in a container. Boil till sugar dissolves, add few drops of rose water and keep aside.
2. Put milk powder, maida and baking soda in a bowl and mix well.
3. Mix milk and curd together in a cup well.
4. Add ghee to the flour mix and combine first.
5. Now add milk-curd mixture little by little and knead into a smooth dough.
6. Grease your palms with ghee and make round balls of equal size.
7. Heat oil in a pan for deep frying. Deep fry 4-5 balls in medium heat of oil. If it is too hot it will turn black at once. If too low it will take a long time to cook. Turn the sides and fry till it turns golden brown equally on all sides.
8. Add the fried jamuns to the hot sugar syrup. Close it and allow to rest for 5 hours.
9. Garnish with chopped pistachios (pista) and serve.
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