Gulab Jamun: A Delightful Dive into Sweetness

Gulab Jamun 📋 Ingrédients : 🥛 1 tasse de lait en poudre 🌾 ¼ tasse de farine tout usage 🧈 2 cuillères à soupe de ghee (beurre clarifié)

Gulab Jamun

a classic Indian dessert, is loved around the world for its sweet, syrupy and chewy texture. This delight, made with milk solids, flour and a hint of cardamom, is fried until golden brown to perfection and dipped in a fragrant sugar syrup. It is a staple of celebrations, symbolizing warmth, happiness and shared joy.

 

Introduction à Gulab Jamun Qu’est-ce que Gulab Jamun ? Origine et importance culturelle

Necessary Ingredients

The journey towards creating perfect Gulab Jamuns begins with collecting quality ingredients. You will need:

Main Ingredients: 1 cup milk powder, ¼ cup all purpose flour, 2 tbsp ghee, ½ cup lukewarm milk, ½ tsp baking powder, a pinch of cardamom powder.

For the syrup: 1 ½ cups of sugar, 2 cups of water, a few drops of rose water and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice.
Frying: adequate oil.

Ingrédients nécessaires Ingrédients principaux Substituts et variations Instructions étape par étape Préparer la pâte Façonner et faire frire les boules au Gulab Jamun

Step by step instructions

Preparation of the dough: Mix the milk powder, flour, baking powder and cardamom. Stir in the ghee, then gradually add the milk to form a soft dough.
Shaping and Frying: After resting the dough, form smooth balls. Fry over low heat until golden brown.
Sugar syrup: Boil the sugar, water, lemon juice and rose water. Simmer until slightly thick.
Soaking: Dip the fried balls in the warm syrup for 1 to 2 hours.
Pro Tips for Perfect Gulab Jamuns

Temperature Control: Make sure the oil is moderately hot for even cooking without burning.
Dough consistency: Aim for a soft, pliable dough to avoid cracking.
Consistency of the syrup: It should be slightly thick, allowing the balls to fully absorb it.

Ingrédients nécessaires Ingrédients principaux Substituts et variations Instructions étape par étape Préparer la pâte Façonner et frire les boules

Common mistakes to avoid

Avoid overworking the dough to avoid tough Jamuns.
Improper oil temperature can lead to uncooked interiors or burnt exteriors.
A syrup that is too thick or too thin can ruin the texture.
Presentation suggestions

Gulab Jamun is best served hot, often garnished with dried nuts. Serve it with ice cream for a contrasting delight.

Storage and reheating tips

For short term storage, store in syrup at room temperature. For longer storage, refrigerate and reheat gently before serving.

Health Considerations

Although indulgent, be aware of its caloric content. Moderation is key, especially for those with dietary restrictions.

Gulab Jamun : une délicieuse plongée dans la douceur

Frequently asked questions

Can I use wheat flour instead of all-purpose flour?
Yes, but it may slightly alter the texture.

How can I ensure my Gulab Jamuns are soft?
Do not overmix the batter and make sure the frying oil is at medium temperature.

Can I make vegan Gulab Jamuns?
Yes, replace dairy with vegan alternatives like almond milk and vegan ghee.

Why did my Gulab Jamuns break while frying?
This could be caused by cracks in the balls or very hot oil.

**Can I freeze Gulab Jamuns

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