dry gulab jamun recipe | dry jamun with milk powder | dry kala jamun

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dry gulab jamun recipe | dry jamun with milk powder with detailed photo and video recipe. yet another variation to the most famous gulab jamun dessert, ideal for sharing with family and friends during the festival seasons of diwali and navaratri. the recipe follows the same procedure as traditional gulab jamun or kala jamun but are served without the sugar syrup.
dry jamun with milk powderdry gulab jamun recipe | dry gulab jamun with milk powder with step by step photo and video recipe. perhaps one of the recent innovative and appreciated indian sweet recipe served dry with sugar crystals. most commonly dry gulab jamun recipe is found in the feast of religious or special occasions as it is easy to serve and consume. further it is also common practice to serve warm dry jamun with cold vanilla ice cream.

i have shared couple of variants to jamun recipe till now which includes, gulab jamun, instant gulab jamun, bread jamun and kala jamun. but out of all dry gulab jamun with milk powder is my personal favorite. to be honest dry jamun was one of star attraction in my marriage feast. my mother knew about my special interest to this recipe and she made sure to have this on my important day of life. but these days i hardly get time to prepare my favourite recipes as most of the time i am busy fulfilling my readers recipes request. fortunately, my husband reminded me about this recipe and asked me to share it for this years navaratri festival. many thanks to him!

dry gulab jamun recipesome critical and important tips and recommendations for a perfect and tasty dry gulab jamun recipe. firstly, use warm milk to prepare dough and never knead dough. also if you are looking to stuff dry fruits in centre then check out my kala jamun recipe. finally, fry on low flame, else the jamuns will not get cooked from inside and remain raw.

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dry gulab jamun recipe | dry jamun with milk powder | dry kala jamun
 
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easy dry gulab jamun recipe | dry jamun with milk powder | dry kala jamun
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Recipe type: sweet
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 12 Servings
Ingredients
for sugar syrup:
  • 1½ cup sugar
  • 1½ cup water
  • few threads saffron / kesar
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder / elachi powder
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
for jamun:
  • 1 cup milk powder, full cream
  • ¼ cup maida / plain flour / refined flour / all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp rava / sooji / semolina, fine
  • pinch of baking soda
  • 1 tsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 tsp curd / yogurt
  • ¼ cup milk, warm
  • oil / ghee for deep frying
other ingredients:
  • ¼ cup sugar, to roll
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly, prepare the jamuns by mixing 1 cup milk powder, ¼ cup maida, 1 tsp rava, pinch of baking soda and 1 tsp ghee.
  2. mix well making sure everything is combined.
  3. now add 1 tsp curd, ¼ cup milk (in batches) and start to combine the dough.
  4. grease both hands with some ghee and prepare small balls without any cracks.
  5. deep fry in medium hot oil / ghee.
  6. stir continuously making sure the jamuns gets cooked from all sides.
  7. fry on low flame till you get black / kala jamuns.
  8. now drain over kitchen paper to absorb extra oil.
  9. transfer the fried jamuns into prepared sugar syrup.
  10. cover and rest for 2 hours or till the jamuns absorb sugar syrup well.
  11. after 2 hours, the kala jumun have doubled in size.
  12. drain off the kala jamun from sugar syrup and roll in sugar.
  13. finally, serve dry kala jamun / dry jamun or store in refrigerator for a week.


how to make dry jamun with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a large vessel take 1½ cup sugar and 1½ cup water.
    dry gulab jamun recipe
  2. also add few threads saffron and stir well making sure the sugar dissolves completely.
    dry gulab jamun recipe
  3. keeping the flame on medium, boil for 5 minutes. or till the sugar syrup turns sticky (do not boil to attain 1 string consistency)
    dry gulab jamun recipe
  4. now turn off the flame; add ¼ tsp cardamom powder and 1 tsp lemon juice.
    dry gulab jamun recipe
  5. stir well and the sugar syrup is ready. cover and keep aside.
    dry gulab jamun recipe
  6. now prepare the jamuns by mixing 1 cup milk powder, ¼ cup maida, 1 tsp rava, pinch of baking soda and 1 tsp ghee.
    dry jamun with milk powder
  7. mix well making sure everything is combined.
    dry jamun with milk powder
  8. now add 1 tsp curd, ¼ cup milk (in batches) and start to combine the dough.
    dry jamun with milk powder
  9. add more milk if required and make a soft dough.
    dry jamun with milk powder
  10. do not knead the dough as it ends up into hard jamuns.
    dry jamun with milk powder
  11. grease both hands with some ghee and prepare small balls without any cracks. else jamuns will break while frying.
    dry jamun with milk powder
  12. deep fry in medium hot oil / ghee.
    dry kala jamun
  13. stir continuously making sure the jamuns gets cooked from all sides.
    dry kala jamun
  14. fry on low flame till you get black / kala jamuns.
    dry kala jamun
  15. now drain over kitchen paper to absorb extra oil.
    dry kala jamun
  16. transfer the fried jamuns into prepared sugar syrup. (make sure the syrup is hot, else heat it up)
    dry kala jamun
  17. cover and rest for 2 hours or till the jamuns absorb sugar syrup well.
    dry gulab jamun recipe
  18. after 2 hours, the kala jumun have doubled in size.
    dry gulab jamun recipe
  19. drain off the kala jamun from sugar syrup and roll in sugar.
    dry gulab jamun recipe
  20. finally, serve dry kala jamun / dry jamun or store in refrigerator for a week.
    dry gulab jamun recipe


notes:

  • firstly, adding a tsp of lemon juice to sugar syrup prevents sugar syrup from crystallising once cooled.
  • also if you do not prefer kala jamun then you can fry the jamuns till golden brown and prepare dry gulab jamun recipe.
  • additionally, make sure to fry on low flame, else the jamuns will not get cooked from inside.
  • finally, dry kala jamun taste great when fried in pure ghee.

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

8 COMMENTS

  1. Hi ….

    I am ur great fan and almost got interest into cooking after seeing ur recipes. A small doubt ,by adding lime will it not change the taste of the syrup or the dish as a whole ??

    TIA

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