Khoya Gulab Jamuns | How to make Khoya Gulab Jamuns

By Anu Lahar  |  29th May 2016  |  
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About Khoya Gulab Jamuns Recipe

Popular Indian dessert, soft and melt in mouth dumplings dumped in hot sugar syrup.

Khoya Gulab Jamuns, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Khoya Gulab Jamuns by Anu Lahar will definitely help you in its preparation. The Khoya Gulab Jamuns can be prepared within 15 minutes. The time taken for cooking Khoya Gulab Jamuns is 20 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 6 people. The recipe details out how to make Khoya Gulab Jamuns step by step. The detailed explanation makes Khoya Gulab Jamuns so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Khoya Gulab Jamuns can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Khoya Gulab Jamuns from BetterButter.

Khoya Gulab Jamuns

Ingredients to make Khoya Gulab Jamuns

  • For sugar Syrup:
  • sugar - 6 cups
  • water - 3 Cups
  • cardamom powder - 4 pods
  • saffron strands - 6
  • lemon juice - 1 tsp
  • Rose water - 1 tsp
  • For gulab Jamuns:
  • Khoya - 250 Gms
  • maida - 3 tbsp
  • Baking powder - 1/3 tsp
  • Milk - 1 tbsp
  • ghee / refined oil for frying

How to make Khoya Gulab Jamuns

  1. Make sugar syrup by adding ingredients for sugar syrup. Bring a good boil, add lemon juice to avoid crystallisation.
  2. Meanwhile mix gulab jamun balls ingredients, knead it well. Make lemon sized khoya balls make sure there are no cracks. Heat oil in a wok to a moderate temperature, fry the khoya balls till golden brown, take them out on paper towel.
  3. Transfer the gulab jamun balls in the hot syrup and keep them dipped in sugar syrup for half an hour.
  4. Enjoy your hot and melt in the mouth gulab jamuns!

My Tip:

Knead khoya well for 10 minutes. Ensure that there are no cracks in the balls as they can break while frying.

Reviews for Khoya Gulab Jamuns (6)

Priyanka Doc2 years ago

What should be the size of gulab jamun balls?
Anu Lahar
9 months ago
lemon sized

Mrs. Shruti Awasthy2 years ago

thanks Anu lahar
Anu Lahar
9 months ago

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shweta gupta2 years ago

Anu Lahar
9 months ago
Thanx shweta gupta for 5 star rating,:heart_eyes:

Jesvine Deva2 years ago

Hi Anu....tried ur recipe today....came out awesome....really melts in the mouth....thank u for this lovely recipe....
Anu Lahar
9 months ago
Thanx alot

Reema Thukral2 years ago

will make for my MIL, she loves gulab jamuns
Anu Lahar
9 months ago
Happy to know that ur MIL praise ur gulab jamuns

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