DIWALI SPECIAL – Kala Jaamun Recipe

Kala Jamun are dark brown gulab jamuns made from paneer and khoya and then deep fried and coated with  sugar syrup.

Ingredients:

Kala Jaamun

Kala Jaamun

500 gms Milk Solids (khoya)
100 gms Cottage Cheese (paneer)
3 tblsp Refined Flour (maida)
1/4 tsp Soda Bi-carbonate
3 cup Sugar
11/2 cup Water
2 tblsp Castor Sugar
Pure Ghee for frying

How to make kala jamun:
  • Grate paneer and khoya . Sieve flour with soda bicarbonate.
  • Mix these ingredients and knead well to make a soft dough.
  • Make sugar syrup using 1 1/2 cups water and sugar. Keep aside.
  • Divide the dough in equal portions and make round balls.
  • Heat ghee in a kadai, spread castor sugar on a tray, roll the dough balls on the castor sugar and deep fry on medium heat.
  • Temperature should not be very high or else the kala jams will remain uncooked from inside.
  • Drain when evenly cooked and dark brown in colour and transfer to the sugar syrup.
  • Let them soak for 15 minutes before serving.

Do try this recipe and tell us how was it.

Cheers!!

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