Kala Jamun

Kala Jamun
Kala Jamun is an exotic Indian dessert served on all the special occasions. It is nothing but the normal gulab jamuns are fried up to a dark in color and lovely texture over very low flame. Try this spongy soft never fail recipe with simple ingredients. Also check out the collection of Gulab jamun recipes listed in my blog: Gulab Jamun.
Black Gulab Jamun
Ingredients:
  1. Sugar-1 cup
  2. Water- 1/2 cup
  3. Lemon juice-2 tsp
  4. Cardamom-1
  5. Saffron-few strands
  6. Mawa / khoya-  1/2 cup
  7. Grated paneer- 1/4 cup 
  8. All purpose flour-1 tbsp
  9. Fresh cream-2 tsp
  10. Salt- apinch
  11. Baking powder- 1/4 tsp
  12. Oil-1tsp + for frying
Preparation:
  • Boil 1/2 cup of water with 1 cup of sugar for 5 minutes.
  • Add saffron strands, cardamom and lemon juice. Turn off heat and keep aside.
  • In a bowl; mix mawa, paneer, baking soda, salt and 1 tsp of oil.
  • Knead well to super soft and smooth dough. (If the dough is hard; then the gulab jamuns become dry and hard)
  • Make small lemon sized balls out of it without any cracks.
  • Heat oil in a pan and deep fry these balls over very low flame (flame must be at simmer through out frying it took about 20 minutes). 
  • Stir occasionally to get even in color; fry until the color changes from golden in to  in to dark brown.
  • Once reaches dark in color drain it from the oil and drop in to hot sugar syrup.
  • Soak in syrup for about two hours. 
  • Serve chilled or by top it with nuts and ice cream!!!
Kala Jamun
Kala Jamun Kala Jamun Reviewed by Fejna Em on 22:53 Rating: 5

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