Savour Your Taste With Gulab Jamun

Savour Your Taste With Gulab Jamun

Do you know the meaning behind Gulab Jamun? If not, then we are here to solve this mystery for you. Gulab means “Rose” and Jamun is a darkish purple “Berry” eaten in Asian countries.

You can serve this delicious sweet on a different occasion to bring more happiness to your dining table. Also, gulab jamun relax your nerves and brings flawless taste to your mouth whenever you take a bite. So, why not try making them?

Let’s make tasty Gulab jamuns that bring happiness!

How To Make Delicious And Soft Gulab Jamun?

There are two ways to make tasty and soft Gulab jamun. The first one is with the milk powder, and the second one is with khoya. Almost everyone prefers the milk powder recipe because it’s easy to follow for beginners. So, let’s start the recipe:

Rose Flavored Syrup

  • To make sugar syrup, add four crushed cardamoms in a pot with 1.5 cups of sugar in it. For darker syrup color, you can use organic sugar.
  • Add 1.5 cups of water to the pot and boil it until the sugar syrup become sticky. Make sure not to make it too thick.
  • If the Syrup doesn’t turn out good, then the Jamun balls will not soak in the Syrup and become soft. After making sure that the texture of the Syrup is perfect, then adds rose water to it.


Dough Making

  • You need ¼ cup of powder milk, one tbs of flour, and a slight amount of soda in a bowl for making the dough. Make sure soda should not add more; otherwise, Jamun balls will break.
  • Then add 1 tbsp of ghee and stir the mixture well in a bowl. After that, make of solution that contains two tbs of milk and 1tbs of Yogurt.
  • Add the solution to the mixture and knead it well. Continue to knead it until the dough become soft and should not stick to your fingers. Then make balls of perfect shape and smooth surface.

Making Gulab Jamun

  • Add ghee in a pan because ghee has a better smoke point as compared to oil. Adjust the stove at a medium level so that Jamuns balls will not become dark with cooking inside.
  • Fry the balls gently for 1 to 2 minutes at medium heat. Then reduce the heat and make sure to stir them often until they become golden.
  • Please take out the balls from the pan and drain them in a strainer. Directly add the Jamuns in hot sugar syrup. When you serve them, make sure to garnish the Jamuns with chopped nuts.

Nutritional Value Of Ingredients

The basic ingredients used in making this sweet are all-purpose flour, ghee, powder milk, and sugar. If we calculate the calorie content of all the ingredients, that will be 150 kcal per serving. Following are the nutritional facts of the ingredients used in this recipe:

  • Fats: 8 g
  • Fibre: 0 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 5 g
  • Sodium: 40 g

Sweets Effect On Health

Gulab jamun is a famous sweet of Asian countries. It’s usually served in many weddings, and festive occasions. 2 pieces of Jamuns balls contain almost 300 calories. That means it’s full of sugar and saturated fats, which are not beneficial for your health.

Moreover, this sweet doesn’t provide any nutrition and effects on metabolism. The sugar level gets high if you consume a high amount of this sweet. Diabetic people are recommended not to eat this sweet as it is a sugar syrup- soaked sweet and cooked in oil.


Sweets are served after the meal because we want to savour the taste as long as we can. Making Jamun balls is easy and fun for any person who loves to eat sweets. We told you the easiest way to make Gulab Jamun at home.

With the nutritional knowledge of its ingredients, you can make sure to have a balanced level of sweets in your diet. Try this recipe out and become a pro in no time!

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