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Gulab Jamun



Gulab Jamun is a popular Indian dessert made from deep-fried dough balls soaked in a sweet syrup. The dough balls are typically made from a mixture of milk solids, flour, and sometimes ground cardamom or other spices. The syrup is usually flavored with cardamom, saffron, rose water, or kewra water. Gulab Jamun is often served at festivals, weddings, and other special occasions.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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1 cup

purpose flour

baking powder

1/2 teaspoon

baking soda

1/4 teaspoon

ground cardamom

1/4 teaspoon


1/4 cup

clarified butter (ghee)

2 tablespoons


1/4 cup


1/4 cup

Oil for deep



1/2 cup


1/2 cup

rose water

1/4 teaspoon



Step 1:

In a bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cardamom.

Step 2:

In a separate bowl, mix together the milk, clarified butter, and sugar.

Step 3:

Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until a soft dough forms.

Step 4:

Divide the dough into small balls and set aside.

Step 5:

Heat the oil in a deep-fryer or large pot.

Step 6:

Fry the balls in the hot oil until golden brown.

Step 7:

In a separate pot, mix together the sugar, water, and rose water.

Step 8:

Add the fried balls to the syrup and let them soak for at least 30 minutes.

Step 9:

Serve the gulab jamun warm or at room temperature. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 135789 users have chowed down on Gulab Jamun a whopping 226544 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Indore, Pune, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Gulab Jamun like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Gulab Jamun , our users are head over heels in october, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Gulab Jamun is the food of choice for 24-27 male, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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