Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun



7 people

Prep time

10 minutes

Cooking time

20 minutes



  • Milk powder: 1.5 cup

  • All purpose flour: 1 cup

  • Semolina flour (rava): 1/2 tsp (optional)

  • Baking soda: 1/4 tsp

  • Yoghurt or milk:

  • Crushed almond/pistacho: 2Tbsp for garnishing

  • Oil for frying

  • Sugar Syrup
  • Sugar: 3cup

  • Water: 3cup

  • Cardomom pods: 3-4 nos

  • Saffron strands: 4-5 (optional)


  • In a bowl, mix together milk powder, all purpose flour, baking soda and semolina
  • Add yoghurt/milk little by little until the dough is smooth
  • If it is too sticky, add more yoghurt to make the dough smooth, keep aside for 25-30 minutes
  • Meantime, for the syrup: in a pan add sugar and water, bring it to boil
  • Once it starts boiling, bring the flame to medium heat
  • Add crushed cardamom pods and saute until the syrup thickens
  • When the syrup reach the required consistency, remove from heat and keep it aside, allow it to cool
  • Now for gulab jamun, grease your hand with little butter
  • Roll the dough and fry it in hot oil. use a spoon to roll the balls until it turns golden brown in all sidesGulab Jamun
  • Take out the jamun from oil and drop it in the sugar syrup
  • Leave it for 2-3 hours to get the syrup absorbed in
  • Garnish with crushed almond and/or pistacho


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