Kala jamun

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Kala jamun


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 35 Min

Total Time : 50 Min


Serves : 30
  • 2 cups mava

  • 1/4 cup plain flour

  • 3 tbsp milk powder

  • 3 tbsp arrowroot flour

  • 3 cups sugar

  • 4-5 saffron strands

  • 2 cup ghee for deep-frying


  • For the sugar syrup:
  • Combine the sugar and 1 ½ cups of water in a deep pan and cook on a medium flame for 7 to 8 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  • Add the saffron and keep the syrup warm.
  • Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead very well into a very smooth dough.
  • Divide this mixture into 30 equal portions and roll each into round balls, there should have no cracks on the surface as otherwise the gulab jamuns will crack while deep-frying.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and deep fry gulabjamuns till golden brown.
  • Transfer them into the warm syrup and soak for 1 hour.
  • Serve hot , tastes good when serve with vanilla icecream.