Dussehra Special Gulab Jamun | Easy Gulab Jamun recipe

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 60 mins
Serves: 5

Updated: Feb 26, 2021 | 20:15 IST

By: Suchandra Basu

There is a wide range of Indian sweets and If there is one sweet that stands out in all of them, it surely is Gulab Jamun. Tiny deep-fried, dough balls dipped in sugar syrup, these are extremely popular the world over. Reaching beyond the barriers of the Indian sub-continent, Gulab Jamun is today served at restaurants across the globe. However, there is still some ambiguity regarding its origins. Some say it originated in medieval India, other sources suggest that it was made by the Arabs for the first time. Despite all the confusion, one thing is certain - this flavourful dessert is literally unputdownable!


Serves 5
  • water

    2 cup

  • sugar

    2 cup

  • rose water

    2 tablespoon

  • all purpose flour

    1/2 cup

  • milk powder

    1 cup

  • baking powder

    1 Pinch

  • ghee

    1 tablespoon

  • water

    As required

  • green cardamom

    3 pieces


Step 1

Put a deep pan on medium flame and add water in it along with sugar, rose water and cardamom to make the sugar syrup for the Gulab Jamun.

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Step 2

In a bowl mix together all purpose flour, milk Powder and baking powder in it. Then, add ghee in it and stir again.

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Step 3

Now, add Water to the mixture to knead a smooth dough. Tip: if your dough gets a little sticky add some maida & if it gets too dry, add water.

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