Quickie Gulab Jamun

Makes: 30 mid sized (approx)


For Jamun:

Milk powder – 2 cups

Fresh cream – 200 gms

Self raising flour – ½ cup

(Or all purpose flour (i.e) maida + ½ teaspoon baking soda)

Oil – for deep frying of jamuns

Ghee – 1 teaspoon

For sugar syrup:

Sugar – 2 ½ cups

Water – 2 ½ cups

Cardamom powder – ¼ teaspoon


  1. Add water to sugar along with cardamom powder and allow boiling for 7 to mins in medium flame.
  2. Remove from flame and keep aside, let it cool to room temperature.
  3. Mix all ingredients mentioned for jamun (care should be taken so that the dough is neither too loose nor too hard).
  4. Keep aside for 5 to 10 mins.
  5. Apply ghee on palms and make small balls of the jamun dough.
  6. Heat oil and fry jamun balls until golden brown.
  7. Once the jamuns reach room temperature drop them onto the sugar syrup.
  8. Allow soaking for a few hours and sweet treat is ready to taste.