Khoya Gulab Jamun
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a rich and delicious Indian dessert prepared from unsweetened milk solids / mawa.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 10
For Gulab Jamun
  • 200 gms unsweetened khoya / mawa
  • ¾ cup maida / all-purpose flour
  • A pinch of cooking soda
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • Milk / water – to knead (if needed)
For Sugar Syrup
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • Rose essence
  1. Take mawa and mix with maida, cooking soda and ghee in a bowl. Knead everything and add milk / water if needed to combine them together. Add 1 tsp at a time. Knead to a smooth dough and keep it closed.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare sugar syrup by combining sugar and water in a pan. Heat on low-medium flame. Cook till it reached half string consistency and switch off the flame. Add cardamom powder and few drops of rose essence. Keep it closed.
  3. Take the resting dough and make small balls without any cracks. Heat oil / ghee for deep frying in a pan or kadai. Heat it on low-medium flame.
  4. Drop 4-5 balls at a time and cook till it turns golden brown. Remove them carefully and drop in sugar syrup. Similarly proceed with the remaining jamun balls and cook them. Let them soak in syrup for 30 minutes or more if needed. Serve them with gajar halwa or ice cream.
Recipe by Jopreetskitchen at