Gulab jamun

Gulab jamun

Gulab jamun (Hindi: गुलाब जामुन, Urdu: گلاب جامن) is a popular dessert in countries of the Indian Subcontinent such as India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. It is made of a dough consisting mainly of milk solids, traditionally, khoya, an Indian milk product (buffalo milk) is rolled into a ball together with some flour and then deep fried. It is then put into in a sugar syrup flavored with cardamom seeds and rosewater, kewra or saffron.These days, Gulab Jamun powder is also commercially available, so the dessert can be prepared easily. Gulab jamun is common at weddings.