Gulab Jamun (Fried cottage cheese dumplings stuffed with pistachio)

Gulab Jamun (Fried cottage cheese dumplings stuffed with pis

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Servings: 10
Calories: 998


  • 4 1/2 tbsp Soft cottage cheese chenna
  • 1.1 lb Wholemilk fudge khoya, grated
  • 4 tbsp Refined flour maida
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 16 floz Water
  • 2 lb Sugar
  • 5 tsp Pistachios pista, blanched, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Saffron kesar, soaked in 1 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp Green cardamom choti elaichi powder
  • 16 floz Vegetable oil


  • Rub the wholemilk fudge and cottage cheese together to a fine, creamy texture. Sieve in the flour and Baking soda and knead to a soft dough. Divide into 20 balls and cover with a moist cloth.
  • Boil the water and sugar in a pan, removing the scum from time to time. Cook on low heat till a thread-like consistency is obtained.
  • Make a thick paste of pistachios, saffron, and green cardamom powder. Divide into 20 portions.
  • Fill a portion into each of the cottage cheese balls.
  • Heat the oil in a pan; fry the dumplings over low heat till golden. Remove with a slotted spoon and transfer into the sugar syrup. Leave in the syrup for at least 1 -2 hours. Serve hot with the syrup.
Calories: 998 kcal
Carbohydrates: 132 g
Protein: 2 g
Fat: 53g
Saturated Fat: 11 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 8 mg
Sodium: 105 mg
Potassium: 90 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 127 g
Vitamin A: 93 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 34 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Dishes Puddings
Cuisine Indian
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