Gulab Jamun is one of the favorite dessert dish of our family. AsDiwali is just two weeks away,most of the Indian houses would have started preparing sweets and savories.This is one easy method of making Gulab Jamun. Enjoy this Diwali making these delicious Jamuns.
Author: Lathiya Shanmugasundaram
1PacketMTR Gulab Jamun Mix
Start by making sugar syrup. In a Pot take sugar and water.
Boil it till the sugar dissolves.Add Crushed Cardamom to sugar syrup if adding.
Switch of the flame. Do not cover the pot as it creates condensation which dilutes the sugar syrup.
In a wide plate pour the contents out of the MTR Mix packet.
Break any lumps if any. Add milk little by little and combine to a single mass.
It should not be sticky and dry.If it's dry add little more milk.If it's sticky add little more flour.
Make small balls without cracks from the combined mass of dough. Cover it in a plate or cloth.If not the dough will become dry.
Heat oil to deep fry in a pan.
When the oil is hot enough add the balls slowly in batches.
Cook in medium flame.Turn the jamuns gently using a slotted spoon.Try not to break it.
When it is dark golden brown remove using slotted spoon and drop in sugar syrup.
Repeat till all the jamuns are fried.
Let it soak for minimum 8 hours to overnight.
When adding milk,be careful not to add more.Knead simultaneously while adding milk.
If the balls made dry just dip your hands in milk and roll the ball again.
The balls can be sticky a little but not very sticky.
Don't forget to cover the balls when waiting for oil to heat.
Fry the jamuns in medium flame.
You can add saffron strands instead of crushed cardamom.