Kala Jamun Bangla Recipe with Video

July 25, 2016 12:47 pm0 comments

Kala Jamun Bangla Recipe

Kala Jamun Bangla Recipe

Recipe & Image: Tarla Dalal

Preparation Time: 15 mins,

Cooking Time: 45 mins, Total Time: 1 hours, Makes 20 kala jamuns


For The Kala Jamuns

  • 2 cups crumbled gulab jamun mawa (hariyali khoya)
  • 1/4 cup plain flour (maida)
  • 3 tbsp milk powder
  • 3 tbsp arrowroot (paniphal) flour flour

For The Sugar Syrup

  • 3 cups sugar
  • a few saffron (kesar) strands

Other Ingredients

– ghee for deep-frying


For the sugar syrup

  • Combine the sugar and 1½ cups of water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 11 minutes or till the syrup is of one string consistency, while stirring occasionally.
  • Remove any impurities which float on top of the syrup using a slotted spoon.
  • Add the saffron, mix well and keep the syrup warm.

For the kala jamuns

  • Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead very well into a very smooth dough.
  • Divide this mixture into 20 equal portions and roll each into round balls, there should have no cracks on the surface as otherwise the kala jamuns will crack while deep-frying.

How to proceed

-Heat the ghee in a non-stick kadhai and deep-fry 10 jamuns at a time on a medium flame till they turn blackish in colour from all the sides.

-Drain and immerse in the warm sugar syrup. Soak for 1 hour.

-Serve immediately or serve warm.

Recipe Video:

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