Indian Fried Doughnuts (Gulab Jamun)

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Indian Fried Doughnuts (Gulab Jamun)


Indian fried doughnots in Sugar syrupy

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :45 Min

Cook Time : 1 Hr 0 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 45 Min


Serves : 10
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered milk

  • 3/4 cups flour

  • 1 tbsp semolina

  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

  • 1 tsp lemon juice

  • 3 tbsp butter, melted

  • 1 1/4 cups milk

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar

  • 1 cups water

  • 10 nos saffron, few strands

  • 15 nos almond, toasted and chopped

  • 15 nos pistachio, toasted and chopped


  • In the large bowl, mix the powdered milk, flour, semolina, bicarbonate of soda, lemon juice, butter and milk until thoroughly combined.
  • Cover the plastic wrap and leave to rest for 15 min, until all the moisture is absorbed.
  • Take a golf ball sized portion of dough and roll into a ball. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • In a deep pot heat sunflower oil until it reaches 360°F.
  • Fry the doughnuts for about 4 min, turning occasionally, until they are golden brown on all sides.
  • Use a slotted spoon to transfer the fried doughnuts to a paper towel lined plate.
  • Add sugar, water and saffron to a saucepan over a medium heat and stir.
  • Once the sugar has dissolved and is syrupy (about 5-7 minutes),add the doughnuts to the pan, stirring to the coat in the syrupy.
  • Let the doughnuts soak in the syrupy for an hour.
  • Remove the doughnuts and garnish with the almonds and pistachios.