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Friday, November 20, 2009

Home-made Gulab Jamuns( Golden fried milk balls in flavored sugar syrup)


Milk Balls Ingredients
Unsweetened Milk Kova-200gms
All purpose flour/ Maida-1tbsp
Ghee or Oil to deep fry

Sugar Syrup Ingredients
Sugar-500gms
Water-1/2cup
For flavor-Cardamom powder or Rose essence or Saffron strings-1tsp( add any one of these flavor according to your taste)

Method
Take a bowl add the unsweetened milk kova and maida, make a loose dough combining both. Heat oil or ghee in kadai on medium heat. Divide dough into 10 to 12 portions and make smooth balls with your palms( grease your palm with ghee to avoid balls sticking). Make sure the surface of the balls are smooth and not cracked. Deep fry these milk balls until golden brown and set aside. In another deep pan add the sugar and water,  mix until the sugar is completely dissolved. Bring the sugar mixture to boil and add one of the above said flavoring ingredient. Allow the sugar mixture to boil for 10 mins. Allow the sugar syrup to cool and add the fried milk balls. Soak the milk balls in sugar syrup for atleast 2 hours. Garnish with almonds and serve.

Sending this recipe to Radhika's "Cook for yourself" event

6 comments:

kothiyavunu said...

Oh, Those look fantastic and it sounds so yummy...Mmmm!!! I'm a BIG fan of sweet:) Perfect for event..

Gita said...

Ooh...thats a lovely and mouthwatering picture...awesome :)

RV said...

Jamoons look gorgeous.. nice click..... Thanks for sending it across for the event..

my kitchen said...

Yum yum jamuns,want to taste

Anupama said...

Ahaaa... I love the click and it makes me want to have some of those juicy jamuns Mye :-)

Bhawna said...

A very happy belated b'day. Ur choice of sweets are delicious. Yummy and ur 1 lucky girl with all the gift u got. Cheers.