Sunday, February 28, 2010

Gulab Jamun Recipe: By Badhige

  • 1 C FullCream Milk Powder
  • 1/2 C all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbs butter
  • Full Cream milk , enough to make the dough
  • Sugar Syrup:
  • 2 C Sugar
  • 1 C water
  • 3 to 4 cardamom pods, slightly crushed
  • A few strands of saffron or rose water
  1. Make the dough by combining all the ingredients .
  2. Make 20 balls by gently rolling the dough between your palms into a smooth ball.
  3. Heat the oil on high and then lower the heat to medium.
  4. Fry the balls one by one.
  5. They will sink to the bottom of the pan , will rise to the surface once cooked .
  6. Ensure complete cooking from inside and even browning by moving and shaking the pan gently with the right temperature .
  7. Syrup :
  8. Boil the sugar and the water with cardamom pods, and saffron or rose water
  9. Sugar will dissolve in water at medium heat in 5-10 minutes .
  10. Do not caramelize the sugar.
  11. Keep it warm in a serving dish .
  12. Add the fried gulab jamuns directly into the warm syrup.
  13. Leave it overnight .
  14. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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