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Galub Jamun: Soft Delicious Indian Sweets!

Yields1 Serving

Do you like doughnuts? Why not have a go at the original Indian doughnut! Gulab jamun is traditionally served as dessert and is rich, decadent as well as supremely tasty.

galub jamun

 1 cup of khoya (milk solids)
 3 tbsp of all-purpose flour
  tsp of baking soda
 2 tsp of sliced pistachios (garnishing)
 Ghee for deep frying
Ingredients for Sugar Syrup
 1 ¼ cups of sugar
 1 ¼ cups of water
 Pinch of cardamom powder
 5 strands of saffron
 2 drops of rose essence
1

Combine the khoya, all-purpose flour and baking soda in a mixing bowl.

2

Mix well and add water a little at a time to create a smooth dough.

3

Pinch a small portion of the dough and roll it over your palms to create a smooth ball. Repeat with the remaining dough (Bear in mind that the balls will double in size during cooking)

4

Deep fry the dough balls until they turn dark golden brown.

5

Remove and drain the cooked balls on a tissue paper to remove excess oil.

6

Put the cooked balls in the sugar syrup and add the rose essence.

7

Allow to soak for 2 hours.

8

Garnish with pistachios before serving.

Sugar Syrup Recipe
9

To prepare the sugar syrup, heat up a pan and add sugar, saffron strands, cardamom powder then water.

10

Let it boil for 10 minutes over a medium flame, stirring continuously.

11

Once the sugar syrup thickens and is sticky to the touch, remove from heat.