Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Gulab Jaman گلاب جامن

Gulab Jaman

Gulab Jaman is a very popular sweetmeat, liked by all ages. Are you ready to eat....Pick one only....you want two...three.....ok take and enjoy.....every child...asking his/her  mother for more.....Child ages from 2 years to  70 years.

  • Milk powder full cream  2 Cup
  • Maida 2 teaspoon
  • Suji  1/2 teaspoon
  • Saffron threads a few
  • Baking powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • Egg beaten 1
  • Ghee/Butter  2 teaspoon
  • Khoya  4 teaspoon (optional)
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Sugar 2 cup for sugar syrup
  • Water 1 cup for sugar syrup
  • Rose essences a few drops
  • Pistachio chopped for decoration
  • Silver foils (Chandi key warq) for decoration (optional)


  • In a pan add water and sugar and heat till boil. After few boils turn off flame add rose essences and keep aside this sugar syrup.
  • Now add maida, suji, baking powder to the milk powder and mix well. Then add khoya, butter/ghee, egg and saffron threads and mix well to make a thick batter. Make small balls from this batter (malli in urdu). and keep aside.
  • Now heat oil in a flat bottom pan on low flame, introduce prepared balls and continue to cooking on low flame till colour turns to golden dark brown, stirr balls continuously with the help of a stick or spoon so as balls cooked from all sides.
  • Remove cooked balls from oil and introduce in the prepared sugar syrup. The balls will absorb sugar syrup in 2-4 hours and Gulam Jaman will be rady to serve.
  • Remove prepared Gulab Jaman is a serving plate or bowl sprinkle chopped pistachio and apply silver foils and serve.