Gulab Jamun In Vanilla Flavour

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This recipe was entered in The Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook contest, a compilation of the world’s best food blogs which was published in Fall 2010.


3 teaspoons Butter
3 teaspoons Whole Milk (as required to mix the dough )
2 teaspoons Vanilla Syrup/Vanilla essence
1 teaspoon Cardomom powder
2 cups Oil for deep frying


Mix together all purpose flour,milk powder and butter with milk so that the resulting dough is soft to touch.
Set aside for 5 minutes.
Prepare lemon sized balls from it.
Heat oil in pan,deep fry the balls when oil is hot.
Fry until dark brown.Set aside to cool.
Pour 2 tsp vanilla essence to sugar syrup.Mix well.
Dip the ball in the syrup and set aside for 2 hours till the balls absorb the syrup fully..
Serve with vanilla ice cream..




Gulab jamun is a dessert which is popular throughout the Indian Subcontinent, made of a dough consisting mainly of milk solids in a sugar syrup flavored with cardamom seeds or saffron.

What u need

1.milk powder 1 cup

2.all purpose flour/maida- 1/4 cup

3.butter - 3 tsp

4.milk- 2-3 tsp(as reqd to mix the dough )
5.Vanilla Syrup/Vanilla essence

How to make...

1.Mix maida , milk powder and butter and mix it really well

2.Then add little milk and mix..(dough should be very soft)

3.leave it for 3- 4 mins

4.Then prepare small balls from it..

5.heat oil in a pan.. heat should be medium

6.Fry until brown color.

7.Boil 2 cups water and 3/4 cup sugar and 2 cardomon seeds,mix well

8.The syrup should be thick.

9.After that u can add some vanilla syrup/vanilla essence(1 drop) to sugar syrup after its cool,that gives an added flavour..

10.Dip the balls in the syrup for 1 hour ...

11.Serve with Vanilla ice cream.




Monday, December 14, 2009 - 10:39am


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