19 July, 2016
Best Gulab Jamun Recipe / Khoya Gulab Jamun Recipe
Traditional sweet gulab jamun is very famous festival dessert in India. Now many instant gulab jamun mix are available in market but no one cannot match with this original and authentic taste.
The recipe I am going to tell you is full proof recipe which we always follow at our home and believe me the result is really awesome. just follow step by step method of making this delicious sweet.
Preparation time – 15 mins
Cooking time – 45 mins
Recipe type – sweet
Cuisine – Indian
Serve – 5
Measurement cup used 1 cup = 220 ml
Khoya – 5oo g or 3 cups
Maida – 70 g or ½ cup
Rava/semolina – 50 g or 1/3 cup
Ghee – 2 tsp
Baking soda – 1 tsp
Cardamom powder – ½ tsp or 8-9 cardamom
Oil for deep frying
For making syrup
Sugar – 750 g or 3 cups
Water – 6 cups
For making syrup
Take sugar and water in a big vessel.
Keep this vessel on fire and cook till you get a syrup consistency.
There should be no tread formation in the sugar syrup.
If you want you can add 1tsp rose water and 10-12 saffron threads, turn off the fire.
For making Gulab jamun
In a mixing bowl take khoya, maida and rava.
Add baking soda, ghee and green cardamom powder. Mix well with your hands.
Sprinkle little water and make dough. The dough should not be too soft or too hard and do not knead the dough.
Make smooth small balls from the dough.
Heat oil and reduce the flame to low.
Add the ball and deep fry them, stirring often to get even color.
When they become golden brown, take them out. Wait for 2-3 minutes and let them cool down little then add them to the sugar syrup.
Gulab jamuns can be served warm or cold.
Always fry gulab jamun at low – medium flame.
make small gulab jamuns otherwise they will not cook from inside.
Sugar syrup should not be single thread consistency. we need sticky consistency sugar syrup.
Take sugar and water in a vessel
Heat it up and boil it for 2-3 minutes or till sticky consistency
When the syrup is sticky consistency turn off the flame and add saffron (if you want add rose water or cardamom powder)
Sugar syrup is ready
Take mava, rava and maida
Add baking soda
Add cardamom powder
Mix very well
Sprinkle some water or milk
Make sticky dough (not too soft or hard)
Make small balls
Deep fry them over low – medium flame
Until golden brown
Take them out and wait for 2-3 minutes
Leave them in sugar syrup