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Gulab Jamun

Gulab jamun is a milk-solid-based sweet jamun
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert, Main Course
Cuisine Indian


  • 1 cup Khoya or Mawa or Milk Solid
  • 1/4 cup Mida or All purpose flour
  • 1/4 tbsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tbsp Sooji / Semolina
  • 65 grams Paneer / Cottage Cheese
  • 1/2 tbsp Green cardamom Powder
  • 500 grams Sugar
  • Oil or Ghee for Frying


  • In a wide bowl, add Paneer(Cottage Cheese), Khoya (Milk Solid), Sooji (Semolina), Baking Powder, Mida (All Purpose Flour). 
    Mix well and mash it, with your palm, you will have to do it for 15 to 20 min till it create a dough that is smooth and fluffy. Hold it 15 min. aside.
  • Take 500 grams of sugar and add 1/4 liter (250 ml) and bring it to a boil. Add 1 tbsp of lemon juice to avoid
    crystallization of sugar syrup.
  • Divide the dough into equal parts and make smooth surfaced balls. Make sure there are no cracks.
  • In a deep, thick pan, add oil or ghee and heat it over a slow to medium
    flame. To verify, you can add one ball to the pan. Cook evenly until it becomes golden brown.
  • Then dip the gulab jamuns for at least 2 hrs in the warm sugar syrup. And your delicious Gulab Jamun is ready to serve.
Keyword Gilab Jamun, Gulaabu Jaanu, Gulab Jamun Recipe, Gulap jam, Lal Mohan