Easiest recipe to make 'Gulab Jamun' with milk powder at home

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Step 1

Firstly, in a large bowl take ¾ cup milk powder, ½ cup maida and ½ tsp baking powder.

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Step 2

Mix well, homemade gulab jamun mix is ready. Now add 2 tbsp ghee and mix well making the flour moist.

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Step 3

Further, add milk as required start to combine. Combine well forming a soft dough. do not knead the dough. Cover and rest for 10 minutes.

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Step 4

Meanwhile, prepare the sugar syrup by taking 2 cup sugar, 2 cup water, 2 cardamom and ¼ tsp saffron.

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Step 5

Mix well and boil for 5 minutes or until the sugar syrup turns sticky. Do not attain any string consistency.

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Step 6

Turn off the flame and add 1 tsp lemon juice and 1 tsp rose water. Lemon juice is added to prevent sugar syrup from crystallizing.

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Step 7

Cover and keep the sugar syrup aside. After 10 minutes or resting the dough, start to prepare small ball sized jamuns.

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Step 8

Make sure there are no cracks in the jamun. If there are cracks then there are high chances for jamuns to break while frying.

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Step 9

Deep fry in medium hot oil or ghee. frying in ghee gives good flavour to jamuns. Stir continuously and fry on low flame.

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Step 10

Fry until the jamuns turn golden brown. Drain off and transfer the jamun into a hot sugar syrup.

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Done

Cover and rest for 2 hours or until jamuns absorb the sugar syrup and doubles in size. Finally, enjoy gulab jamun with ice cream or as it is.

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