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Gulab Jamun East Indian DelicaciesDesserts

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Gulab Jamun

  • All-purpose flour - 1 cup
  • KERRYGOLD Milk powder - 1 1/2 cups
  • Baking Soda - 1/4 tsp.
  • Yogurt or regular heavy cream
  • Oil

For the Syrup:

  • Sugar - 2 1/2 to 3 cups
  • Water - 3 cups
  • Cardamon pods - 4 nos
  • Saffron - a few strands (optional)


  1. Sift all-purpose flour, milk powder and baking soda together.
  2. Add sufficient quantity of heavy cream or yogurt and knead well to form a soft dough.(like chappathi dough)
  3. Keep aside for 45 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile combine sugar and water in a pan and cook for 5 minutes or until it thickens slightly. Add cardamon pods and saffron and keep aside.
  5.  Make small balls out of dough (almost 25 to28 nos) and keep aside.
  6. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry these balls over medium low heat until it turns dark golden brown in color.
  7. Drain these cooked balls into the sugar syrup and keep aside until the jamuns are completely soaked in the sugar syrup.

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