kala jamun | How to make kala jamun

By payal jain  |  2nd Nov 2017  |  
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About kala jamun Recipe

an exotic indian sweet recipe prepared with khoya

kala jamun, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. kala jamun is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, kala jamun has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by payal jain is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a kala jamun, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect kala jamun. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by payal jain. The recipe of kala jamunis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing kala jamun is 25 minute. This recipe of kala jamun is perfect to serve 4. kala jamun is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

kala jamun

Ingredients to make kala jamun

  • 150 gram khoya/mawa
  • 2 tbsp paneer, crumbled
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp semolina
  • 4 tbsp warm milk
  • pinch of soda
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
  • oil for deep frying
  • for stuffing-
  • 1 tbsp chopped almonds
  • 1 tbsp chopped cashews
  • 5-6 raisins chopped
  • pinch of red food colour
  • for sugar syrup-
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp milk

How to make kala jamun

  1. firstly, in a small bowl take semolina and warm milk, mix well and keep aside for 10 minutes
  2. in a mixing bowl take crumbled paneer and mash till it forms a smooth dough
  3. now add khoya and mash well
  4. add flour, soaked semolina, cardamom powder and combine with paneer khoya mixture
  5. add a pinch of soda and water if required to get moisture
  6. mix gently to form a smooth dough
  7. prepare stuffing by mixing dry fruits, colour and 2 tbsp of prepared dough
  8. to make sugar syrup, take water and sugar in a pan
  9. keep this pan on medium flame and stir so that the sugar begins to dissolve
  10. when the sugar dissolves, add 1 tbsp of milk and remove impurities from syrup
  11. cook the syrup on medium flame till you get 1/2 string consistency or the syrup becomes sticky
  12. turn off the flame, add cardamom powder and keep aside
  13. now, take a small lemon sized dough and make ball
  14. place stuffing in centre
  15. cover and seal the ball
  16. heat oil on low flame
  17. when oil is moderately hot, fry the jamuns till the balls turns black
  18. remove the jamuns from oil and drop into hot sugar syrup
  19. cover and rest for 1 hour, then serve

Reviews for kala jamun (2)

Monika Shukla2 years ago


Astha Gulati2 years ago

My favourite sweet dish.

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