Gulab Jamun

Ingredients

  1. Khoya – 1.25 cup
  2. Paneer – 0.5 cup
  3. Maida – 2 or 3 tbs
  4. pinch soda (optional)
  5. Oil for frying
  6. Pistachio/raisins

Syrup

  1. Green cardamom powder
  2. Sugar – 2 cup
  3. Water – 2 cup
  4. Rose essence – 2 drops

Methodology

  1. Prepare 1 string syrup by boiling its ingredients on medium flame in a very thick bottomed vessel.
  2. Keep it warm on flame
  3. Mix Khoya, paneer and maida roughly with your hands in a bowl.
  4. Gradually add little water so as to knead a soft dough.
  5. Don’t knead too hard and take care to not leave cracks in the dough.
  6. Fry these in medium flame oil. Take care to evenly fry jamuns from all sides.
  7. Check initially with 1 ball, if it breaks then add more white flour.
  8. Add fried jamuns in warm syrup and let it rest for 2-3 hours for the flavor to sink in.

References

  1. http://www.sharmispassions.com/2013/12/gulab-jamun-recipe-paneer-gulab-jamun.html
  2. http://nishamadhulika.com/sweets/gulab_jamun_recipe.html
  3. http://www.rakskitchen.net/2013/10/gulab-jamun-recipe-gulab-jamun-with.html
  4. http://www.sailusfood.com/2005/11/29/gulab-jamuns-traditional-indian-milk-mithai/
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Gujiya

Dough Ingredients

  1. All purpose flour (Maida)  1.5 cup
  2. Suji  – 1tbsp
  3. Ghee – 2 tbsp
  4. Milk or curd – 0.25 cup
  5. Water to knead

Filling Ingredients

  1. Khoya – 200gm (2 cup)
  2. Suji  – 1 cup
  3. Ghee – 2 tbsp
  4. Sugar (powdered) – 2 cup
  5. Desiccated coconut – 1 cup
  6. Raisins. kalonji, almonds, cashews
  7. Small cardamom powder

Methodology

  1. Knead stiff dough with all ingredients
  2. Cover the dough with moist cloth.
  3. For the filling, roast suji in ghee till light brown
  4. Roast khoya till light brown.
  5. Mix  all the filling ingredients together only after the roasted suji and khoya have cooled down.
  6. In small rolled out puris of dough, add 1 tbsp filling and join after moistening edges with water.
  7. Fry on medium heat

References:

http://nishamadhulika.com/sweets/gujiya-recipe.html

http://www.sanjeevkapoor.com/mawa-gujiya—marwari-vegetarian-cooking.aspx

http://priyankakitchen.blogspot.in/2012/08/mawa-gujiya.html