Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Gulab Jamun - My 200th Post

                Hooray....today i am posting my 200th recipe...its really unbelievable since my blog age is 145 days only...I started writing my first blog in 2009 which was completely about my life, my love n my family...but later b'coz of many reason i stopped and in recently Jan 2011 ...started a Food Blog, which was my long time desire n wish...started with my cooking knowledge with full passion...My energy level wasn't reduced..its all because of my supportive n encouraging friends, family n You all my Fellow  Bloggers. I should thank You all my blogger friends, Subscribers and all my visitors.Thank you so much...do keep supporting and visit my space n share your thoughts..I should also thank my lovable H n my adorable kids for their help n encouragement...they never get bored or tired to taste my newly tried recipes...

 Now Coming to this Gulab Jamun- for the first time i tried Jamuns from the scratch...Yep this is my first try and it was very successful n we all enjoyed it a lot...home made jamuns are fresh,tasty n so good than the Instant Mix...Gulab Jamuns are my favorite sweet n my H also love my Jamuns very much..he won't stop swallowing this soft, delicious yummy balls...Actually i planned to try nut stuffed jamuns n also have some sliced almonds(blanched) with coconut mix ready....but because of my kids, they changed my plan n ended with usual Plain Gulab Jamuns...For recipe i referred from the web..most of the recipes are with carnation milk powder but i don't have that in hand..so i tried with milk mawa powder..

  1. Milk Mawa Powder    1 cup
  2. All Purpose flour   1./2 cup
  3. Baking soda   1/2 tsp
  4. Unsalted Butter   2 tbsp(melted or room temp)
  5. Milk    to make dough
  6. Oil for deep frying
  7. Sugar   2 cups
  8. Water   2 cups
  9. Cardamom   3-4 pods(crushed)
  • In a mixing bowl add milk powder,APF,baking soda mix well and add melted butter, crumble the flour and using milk  make a smooth dough...knead the dough  for 2-3 minutes and  then cover  n rest the dough for 20-30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile prepare the sugar syrup...in a vessel add sugar n water stir well...allow  it to boil and add the crushed cardamoms n cook for few minutes,then turn off the stove.
  • Now divide the resting dough to desired shape n size.
  • Heat oil in a wok for deep frying, when it gets hot gently drop the balls in to the hot oil ,fry in medium heat and keep rotating or shaking the balls (for even frying ) until  turn brown on all the sides.
  • Once it get fried, remove from the oil and drain it in paper towel and then drop the fried jamuns in the warm sugar syrup and allow to soak in the sugar syrup for 2-3 hrs.
  • Then enjoy the delicious Gulab Jamuns  warm or chilled.


  1. Congrats on your 200th Post. Keep going. And the Jamuns look lovely and tempting. NIce Pics.

  2. thank you Vatsala n Laxmi for your super fast response...thank you so much...Keep visiting !!!

  3. Congrats Sangee for ur 200th post, those spongy and juicy jamuns looks fabulous,wat a fantastic sweet to celebrate this excellent achievement..

  4. Congrats on your 200th post Sangee. The gulab jamuns look awesome.

  5. Congrats on 200th post..great going dear :)..the jamuns are mouth watering ones..i want some now ;)..nice clicks n presentation..thanx for the quick responses for my posts :)

  6. Congrats on ur 200th post..hope to see many more delicious recipes here..keep blogging!
    Jamuns looks irresistible..can't take my eyes off the screen..parcel me some now...too perfect! and the pics are awesome!

  7. congrats..jamun looks awesome

  8. Congrats!!Jamun luks very colorful and soft.Clicks r superb...Can we join ?? :)

  9. congrats on ur 200th post ..... gulab jamus look so yummy and tempting clicks ......

  10. Gulab jamnun looks so tempting.Awesome clicks.
    Congrats on your 200th post

    South Indian Recipes

  11. Heartiest congratulations for your 200th post.
    Gulabjamun is my favourite and I cannot resist myself. Looks yummy and tempting.

  12. Congrats on ur milestone dear... The gulab jamuns look perfectly done...

  13. congrats on the 200th post...and lovely gulab jamun

  14. Hearty congrats Sangee..you are rocking girl..200 is a big milestone. And these gulab jamuns are a real treat. Enjoying the virtual extravaganza.

  15. Congratulations on ur 200th post and wishing u many more dear...
    gulab jamun looks yummy :)

  16. Congrats!! dear .. its a gr8 achievement.. wishing many more such milestone in future..Gulabjamun looks inviting..

    Sunanda's Kitchen

  17. Hello sangee congratues for ur 200 th post.jamun looks so spongy and tasty.:-)loves your drumstick,manga sambar comboo too.going to follow u.:-)(its prabha's friend)

  18. congratz and wishing you many more...home made gulab jamuns ahh...super,spongy and perfect...very nice pictures...now-a-days all your recipes are new and fantastic...keep rocking...

  19. thank you friends for all your wishes n yummy thoughts...without your support i couldn't achieve this...thanx a lot...keep visiting...

    @Divya welcome to my space...keep visiting n feel free to share your thoughts...thank you

  20. Hearty congrats dear!!! The jamuns have come out so perfect!!!

  21. congrats on ur 2nd century....lovely jamuns n looks so perfect!!

  22. Congrats Sangee and Wish you many more of such lovely milestones :)
    these jamuns look super soft.. wish i could eat some :)

  23. thanks for your wishes Sadhana,Menaga n Uma...

  24. First time here dear !! u have wonderful blog and nice collection of yummy dishes !! Happy to follow u !!

    Congrats on ur 200th post !! u really achieved this very fast !! keep rocking dear :) Jamuns look so spongy and very tempting !!

  25. Congrats Sangee on your milestone,its indeed so wonderful to have 200 posts in 145 days.Keep rocking.Jamuns looks so delectable.

  26. congrats on ur milestone and wish you many more like this

  27. Congratulations and wish you and your Blog a long and happy presence in the culinary world!! Hugs!
    US Masala

  28. Congrats....Gulab Jamun looks simply delicious, wanna to try this but one question can I use milk powder instead of milk mawa powder.Thanks.

    1. Yes.,you can use milk powder also.


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