Gulab Jamun


  • Khoya (unsweetened) – 2 cups
  • Maida – ½ cup
  • Cooking soda – a pinch
  • Sugar – 2 cups
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Cardamom powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Rose essence – few drops


  • Mix khoya, maida and cooking soda. Sprinkle water little by little and make a soft dough.
  • Make a small size balls.Heat oil in a kadai. Keep the flame to minimum.
  • When the oil is hot enough, add five to six balls and fry till it become golden brown. Remove it.
  • Fry all the balls like this.Put the sugar in a vessel and add two cups of water and bring to boil. Allow to boil for five to seven minutes. Remove from stove.
  • Add rose essence and cardamom powder.
  • Add the fried balls to the syrup. Allow to soak for atleast one hour.