How to Make Gulab Jamuns (Indian Sweet)

Gulab jamuns are a popular sweet from India. They're deep fried and then soaked in sugar syrup to create a soft, gooey and delectable Indian sweet! Hope you can now enjoy it too!

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How to Make Gulab Jamuns (Indian Sweet) Recipe
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Boil milk and add yoghurt or curd to make fresh cottage cheese or just use store bought.

Boil milk and add yoghurt or curd to make fresh cottage cheese or just use store bought.

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This is how we Indians like our cheese. Freshly made. Drain water and use instantly 😊

This is how we Indians like our cheese. Freshly made. Drain water and use instantly 😊

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This is what whole milk or mawa (Indian name) should look like. Soften it up.

This is what whole milk or mawa (Indian name) should look like. Soften it up.

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The flour 😋

The flour 😋

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Add a spoonful to the thickened milk (we added a tad but more but  please add just a teaspoonful to get soft gooeyness inside)

Add a spoonful to the thickened milk (we added a tad but more but please add just a teaspoonful to get soft gooeyness inside)

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Mix the cottage cheese and thickened milk and flour together. Mash it and knead like a dough. Don't knead too much but ensure everything is properly mixed into a smooth mixture.

Mix the cottage cheese and thickened milk and flour together. Mash it and knead like a dough. Don't knead too much but ensure everything is properly mixed into a smooth mixture.

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Ok ya the mashing and mixing process 😊

Ok ya the mashing and mixing process 😊

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Take the cardamom and pound it. With the help of scissors cut the saffron into smaller pieces.

Take the cardamom and pound it. With the help of scissors cut the saffron into smaller pieces.

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Like so! and mix them together!

Like so! and mix them together!

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Now divide the dough in small balls. We flavour it on the inside with the cardamom which you'll see in the next video!

Now divide the dough in small balls. We flavour it on the inside with the cardamom which you'll see in the next video!

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Fill the little balls with the spices. And rolls balls such that it has a smooth surface.

Fill the little balls with the spices. And rolls balls such that it has a smooth surface.

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Mix the sugar and water and heat it to the extent that a single thread forms when dropping the liquid from a spoon

Mix the sugar and water and heat it to the extent that a single thread forms when dropping the liquid from a spoon

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Add a little bit of the spices to the sugar syrup

Add a little bit of the spices to the sugar syrup

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Melt clarified butter in a another deep bottom pan

Melt clarified butter in a another deep bottom pan

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Fry the balls in clarified butter such that they don't stick to each other and is brown on all sides evenly

Fry the balls in clarified butter such that they don't stick to each other and is brown on all sides evenly

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Like so!

Like so!

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Take them out of the clarified butter and put them in the sugar syrup immediately for it to soak all the sugary goodness!

Take them out of the clarified butter and put them in the sugar syrup immediately for it to soak all the sugary goodness!

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Enjoy while it's hot!! 😊 special thanks to my grandmom who taught me how to make it!

Enjoy while it's hot!! 😊 special thanks to my grandmom who taught me how to make it!

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