1 cup milk powder
¼ cup all-purpose flour/maida
1 tsp ghee/oil for greasing
1 tbsp milk
1 tbsp curd/yogurt or 1 ½ tbsp. butter
1 pinch of Baking soda
Ghee/ oil for deep frying
1 tsp chopped pistachios
For Sugar Syrup
1 ½ cups Sugar
1 ½ cup water
4 green cardamom pods or ¼ tsp cardamom powder
Few drops of rose water
Mix together water, sugar and crushed cardamoms. Boil the syrup until it turns slightly sticky. Add rose water and mix. Set aside to keep it hot.
Mix together flour, milk powder and soda. Either serve it or mix uniformly.
Add ghee and mix well. Mix together yogurt and milk. Add 1.5 tbsp of this to the flour mixture. Begin to bring the flour together to make a dough. The dough turns sticky. Grease your fingers and make a ball.
Make equal sized balls and heat up the pan with ghee or oil.
When the ghee is just medium hot, add the balls
Fry the balls until golden stirring uniformly.
Add them to the hot syrup. Allow them to rest for 3 hours and serve.
Garnish with chopped fruits or jams. Serve syrup of Gulab Jamun in separate bowl.
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