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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