Bread Gulab Jamun Recipe by Tarla Dalal

Bread Gulab Jamun Recipe by Tarla Dalal

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Festive occasions seem incomplete without at least one mithai but sometimes we are so busy we do not have time to prepare anything complex. The Bread Gulab Jamun is just right for such occasions. It gives the same results as traditional gulab jamun but is much easier and quicker.


Recipe Description for Bread Gulab Jamun Recipe, Quick Indian Sweet

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Makes 6 servings
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For The Sugar Syrup
1 cup sugar

For The Bread Gulab Jamuns
8 bread slices
3 tbsp milk
6 tsp chopped mixed nuts ( walnuts , almonds and cashews)
ghee for deep-frying


For the sugar syrup

  1. Combine the sugar and 1½ cups of water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 14 to 15 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.

For the bread gulab jamuns

  1. Trim the bread slices in a mixer till coarse. Transfer it in a deep bowl.
  2. Add the milk and knead very well to form a soft dough.
  3. Divide the dough into 12 equal portions.
  4. Roll a portion of the dough into a round, flatten it and put ½ tsp of mixed nuts in the centre. Bring together the edges in the centre to seal the stuffing and shape it into a ball.
  5. Repeat step 4 to stuff and roll 11 more portions.
  6. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry a few balls at a time on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides.

How to proceed

  1. Put these deep-fried bread gulab jamuns directly into the warm sugar syrup and keep it aside for atleast 2 hours at room temperature.
  2. Serve warm.

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