Sweet Milk Balls (Gulab Jamun)

Recipe by sharda
READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To make khoya:
  • Take 2 and half cup of half-and-half in wok, and reduce it till the thickest consistency without turning brown.
  • To make chena:
  • Take 2 and half cup of 1/2 and 1/2 milk and spoil it with lemon juice.
  • Drain out the water and put the milk consistency in a cheese cloth and press it with some heavy weight so that all the remaining water comes out.
  • It takes about 60 minutes.
  • Now mix all the ingredients for the sweet balls.
  • Make into small walnut size balls.
  • On medium heat (NEVER ON HIGH HEAT) deep fry them like dark brown in colour.
  • To make sugar syrup.
  • Mix the water and sugar in a saucepan large enough to fit all the fried sweet balls.
  • Boil the mix until the sugar dissolves and keep boiling for 5 minutes.
  • Put the cardamom pods in the sugar syrup.
  • Then slowly drop down the fried milk balls.
  • Don't make mess by dropping much fried balls in smaller sauce pan.
  • This is because after soaking the sugar syrup the milk balls expands.
  • Boil it for 15 minutes on medium heat,all the milk balls will expand to double its size soaking the sugar syrup.
  • Serve it when it comes to the room temperature.
  • NOTE:-DO NOT USE WHOLE MILK OR SKIMMED MILK.
  • ONLY USE Half-and-half MILK.
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