How to make Gulab jamun

Gulab jamun recipe

The title comes from two words. Gulab implies “rose” and alludes to the rose syrup. Jamun is a kind of profound purple-colored Indian berry, which the dark brown dumplings resemble they’re cooked. Gulab jamun is an Indian dessert of fried mixture balls that are drenched in sweet, sticky sugar syrup.

Gulab jamun is a well-known and prevalent Indian dessert. The root of Gulab jamun lay in Persia and the Mediterranean and, much appreciated to the presentation of white wheat flour from Central Asia, seem presently to be made in India.

Gulab jamun is globally well known and can be found on nearly every Indian restaurant menu in the world. This recipe uses powdered milk and overwhelming cream, but the results are just as delightful. The rose-flavored syrup lends the dessert an excellent scent and makes it feel debauched and very special.

How to make Gulab jamun

Difficulty: Advanced Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 30 min Rest Time 10 min Total Time 55 mins Calories: 149 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Gulab jamun is a popular sweet dish. It's one of those desserts that appeal to people of all ages and can be made by everyone.

Here is a quick and easy recipe to sweeten your day.


For Sugar Syrup

For Jamun


  1. Step 1

    • Firstly, in a large bowl add milk powder, flour, and baking soda.
    • Mix them well, and you've got yourself a homemade gulab jamun mix. Now, add ghee and stir thoroughly to moisten the mixture.

  1. step 2

    • Add milk, as needed.
    • To get a soft dough, mix everything thoroughly with a soft hand.
    • Note: The dough should not be kneaded. Cover it and rest it for 10 minutes.
    • Meanwhile, prepare the sugar syrup by adding water, sugar, and, cardamom to a pot. Boil it until the sugar syrup turns thick and sticky.
    • Then turn off the flame, and add drops of lemon.
    • Note: lemon juice is added to prevent sugar syrup from crystallizing.
    • Divide the dough into 12-14 equals portions and make smooth balls.
    • Note: Make sure there are no cracks and lines on them.

  1. Step 3

    • Add ghee to a pot for frying. When ghee is medium hot, add gulab jamuns in it with a soft hand.
    • Stir continuously and fry on low flame. Fry the jamuns until they are golden brown.
    • Drain the Jamuns and place it in heated sugar syrup.
    • Keep the jamuns in syrup for about an hour before serving. You will notice the size of the gulab jamuns increases as the syrup gets absorbed.
    • Finally, enjoy gulab jamuns.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 149
Calories from Fat 66
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.3g12%
Saturated Fat 1.5g8%
Cholesterol 5.5mg2%
Sodium 44mg2%
Potassium 88mg3%
Total Carbohydrate 20g7%
Dietary Fiber 0.1g1%
Sugars 18g
Protein 1.9g4%

Vitamin A 3%
Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 7%
Iron 1%
Riboflavin 9%
Niacin 1%
Phosphorus 8%
Magnesium 0.5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Keywords: sweet, puddings
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