At the first time of hearing the name of this sweet dessert, the mouth gets filled with water. Hot, soft, and spongy Gulab Jamun, when we cut its first bite, it just feels like heaven in your mouth with its delicious taste. It is one of the traditional dishes of India, especially in North India, mostly cook at the time of festive season.

And, there’s no doubt that dishes made at home, comprises a unique and different taste as compared to other places. The home made dishes not only good in taste, but also nutritious, so here we are, coming to our next sweet dish that is Gulab Jamun, which can be prepared at home with your own hands. It is an easy to cook, but this is not a quick recipe, it takes time in cooking. We are going to tell you the recipe of this sweet dessert, so keep in touch with us and enjoy.

Through Following steps, learn how to prepare Gulab Jamun at Home:



  • 1 cup of  Khoya/Mawa
  • 2.5 tbsp Maida flour (white flour)
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp chopped pistachios for garnishing
  • 1 and 1/4 cups of sugar
  • 1 and 1/4 cups of water
  • 4 strands of saffron
  • 2 drops of rose essence
  • A very little amount of cardamom powder

Method to prepare it

  • Put Khoya/mawa into a bowl and if you have frozen it, then bring it to a room temperature.
  • Add Maida (white flour), baking soda into it and mix well.
  • Now, little by little add water into the mixture and combine them to form a solid dough.
  • Prepare medium size balls of the dough and at the same time, you can prepare sugar syrup.
  • For sugar syrup, put sugar, water, and saffron in wok (kadhai) and heat it up. It may take some time, so meanwhile you can continue with shaping your Jamun balls.
  • Stir the syrup in between and add cardamom powder into it. When it turns to sticky, then switch off the gas.
  • Now, heat oil in a wok (kadhai) and after it, drop a few Jamun balls into it and rolls the balls with the help of a ladle.
  • Fry in low flame till it get dark brown color.
  • Take it out into a tissue and immediately soak them into sugar syrup.
  • Sprinkle rose essence over them and keep aside for 2 hours to absorb the sugar syrup properly.
  • After that, garnish them with the nuts.