Kala Jamun Recipe

Kala Jamun Recipe
Photo Credit: http://spicealley.blogspot.in/2010/10/kala-jamun.html
Kala Jamun is an Indian dessert made with hariyali khoya, paneer and all-purpose flour or plain flour. The deep fried jamuns are soaked in cinnamon flavored sugar syrup before serving.
Kala Jamun Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
  • For Kala Jamuns
  • 2 cups Khoya, grated
  • 5 tbsp Plain Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 2 tbsp Sugar

    For Sugar Syrup
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • Few Saffron Strands (optional)
How to make Kala Jamun:
  • To make the sugar syrup, combine sugar and a litre of water in a large bowl and bring it to a boil.
  • Once boiled, lower the flame and simmer it until the syrup is 1 string consistency.
  • Add saffron and keep the syrup warm.
  • In a separate bowl, combine khoya, plain flour, cardamom powder and sugar. Mix well and knead into firm dough, without using any water.
  • Now, make small round balls. Make sure that the surface of the bowls have no cracks, else the jamuns would crack while frying.
  • Deep fry the jamuns over medium flame, until they get dark brown color.
  • Drain them and immerse in the warm sugar syrup for about 30 minutes. Kala jamuns are ready to be gorged upon!!

Reviews and Ratings:
umama posted 14/03/2011
I like all the recipies on this site.can u please tell me what is plain flour and what is all purpose flour.