Zauq-e-Shahi (Kala Jamun) (Fried dumplings)

Zauq-e-Shahi (Kala Jamun) (Fried dumplings)

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Servings: 4
Calories: 264


  • 3 1/2 oz Wholemilk fudge khoya, grated
  • 4 tsp Soft cottage cheese chenna
  • 5 tsp Refined flour maida, sifted

for the sugar syrup:

  • 4 floz Water
  • 5 oz Sugar
  • Ghee for frying
  • a few strands Saffron kesar
  • 4 tsp Pistachios pista, chopped


  • Knead the wholemilk fudge, soft cottage cheese, and flour into a smooth dough with a little water. Divide the dough into 20 equal-sized balls.
  • Make a thin sugar syrup by boiling the water and sugar together. Keep aside.
  • Heat the ghee in a wok (kadhai) on low heat. Slide the balls and gently fry evenly on all sides. When the balls rise to the surface, increase heat to moderate and cook till dark brown.
  • Remove, drain the excess oil and immerse in the sugar syrup. Let them soak till cool.
  • Spread a layer of rabri on a serving dish and arrange the dumplings on top. Serve hot, garnished with saffron and pistachios.
Calories: 264 kcal
Carbohydrates: 57 g
Protein: 2 g
Fat: 4g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 4 mg
Sodium: 31 mg
Potassium: 62 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 54 g
Vitamin A: 55 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 20 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Dishes Desserts
Cuisine Indian
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