Dry Gulab Jamun

Original Dry Gulab Jamun Recipe without gulab jamun mix. This gulab jamun is made up of milk powder and maida.
1 cups milk powder
1/4 cup maida/plain flour
A pinch baking soda
A pinch salt
2 tbsp ghee/oil
1tsp milk
2 tbsp curd
1/3 cup fine sugar(for dusting the jamun) 
Oil for deep frying

For sugar syrup
1 and 1/2 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Water
Elachi powder or rose essence


Take mixing bowl,add milk powder,maida flour,ghee/oil,milk,salt,baking soda,milk.knead them well.

  Knead well till the dough should be soft and peal able.

    Make it into small balls.

  Fry the balls in oil into gloden brown,stain the oil and take it out.

Put the fried balls into the sugar syrup and keep it aside for 2-3 hours,so that it observe the syrup completely.

  Roll the gulab jamun over the fine sugar one by one and set it in a plate. 

                                      Set it in the fridge before serving.

   Here is the soft and tasty dry gulab jamun is ready to taste.

Dry Gulab Jamun Recipe Video:

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  1. The Gulab jamun look absolutely delicious….I like the dry finish. Reminds me of doughnuts. I also like the step by step photos. It gives me confidence to follow your recipe.

  2. ஆஹா…ப்ரேமா..இதனை தான் தேடி கொண்டு இருந்தேன்…எங்க inlaws அ வங்க சொந்த ஊருக்கு சென்ற பொழுது இந்த ஸ்வீட்டினை வாங்கி கொண்டு வந்தாங்க…அதன் சுவையே அருமை..ஆனால் சென்னையில் பல கடைகளில் சாப்பிட்டும் அதன் சுவை அப்படி இல்லை…உங்கள் செய்முறையில் கண்டிப்பாக செய்து பார்க்கிறேன்…நன்றி…

  3. prema many times i made gulabjamuns wwith readymade mix and it was a disaster.Finally few months back i got it. now i have the confidence of making this.Stepwise pictures will help greatly for beginners like me.
    Fantastic post

  4. Thanks for visiting my blog and for your lovely comments dear.

    You too have a homely and neat blog, all your south Indian recipe collections are excellent. The recipe pictures are really eye capturing, i feel like grabbing every platter from the screen.

    Dry gulab jamun is one of my favorite dessert, made me craving dear:)

  5. Hi Premalatha…Ur blog looks very professional and creative…
    More than that are ur recipes…Dry gulabjamun looks awesome…

    Thanks for visiting my space dear…
    Glad to follow u too…:)

  6. Oh my… They look so decadent and inviting. Nice step by step pics… First time here, you have a wonderful space and I love your recipes. Following you. Looking forward to connect with you 🙂

    -RV (www.foodfor7stagesoflife.com)

  7. prema so delicious dry gulab jamun.. very nicely done the pics are making me hungry.. feel to taste some.. yummy

    The tomato prune jam is realy delicious very nicely exlained good work

  8. Prema,
    you’re a fantastic cook…I hope u know that…! you proved it again dear…!
    Yummy click and beautiful presentation. Bookmarked…!

  9. wowwwww..superb jamuns! paarkkumpothe saappidanum pola irukku!:P:P:P

    i had this in my hometown..but never thought of making this.will try it for sure!

  10. Gulab jamuns looks tempting, just need to check with you, is maida flour and wheat flour the same. The measurement for maida flour and fine sugar is it 1/2 cup?

  11. Thanks for ur comments suganthi,maida flour and wheat flour are different.The measurement for maida flour is 1/2 cup and fine sugar is 1/2.The fine sugar is only for dusting the jamun,not for making the sugar syrup.

  12. woohhhhhhh mouth watering prema……now i cant wait to have this yummy dish…hitting straight to the grocery store to by the ingredients hehe 🙂

  13. i like adding sugar for dry jamun….i made this but i put grated coconut instead of sugar…it was really yummy…prema try it out with coconut alsooo u ll like it…

  14. வாவ்வ்வ் பிரேமா ரொம்ப அருமையாக இருக்கு..அபடியே எடுத்து சாப்பிடனும் போல் இருக்கு…அப்படி இந்த பதிவை மிஸ் செய்தேன்னு தெரியல..சூப்பர்ர்ர்!!

  15. no actually i want to know the proportion of sugar and water in this recipe. i am planning to make tomorrow. if possible tell the proportion.

  16. உங்களின் இந்த குறிப்பு செய்தேன்.ரொம்ப சூப்பராகயிருந்தது.மகளுக்கு மிகவும் பிடித்திருந்தது.சுவையான குறிப்புக்கு மிக்க நன்றி பிரேமா!!

  17. That looks so yummy and simple to make Prema. I am just going to get fatter checking out and following your recipes. 🙂
    What is evaporated milk? Do you get that ready made or something? I would love to try this one. (is it what we call maava in hindi and gova in tamil?)

  18. tempting jamoons, my favourite, my dad used to buy for me from Bombay sweets , Tanjore. I was searching for this recipe, thanks for sharing. Lovely clicks and lovley blog.

  19. Hi,

    You mentioned in the recipe that we need thick sugar syrup. What is the measurement for that? Please provide asap.


  20. hi Prema : we made this and absolutely loved it ! thanks for the clear recipe video too . I shall be posting this soon with a linkback to ur blog !

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