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Chocolate Stuffed Gulab Jamun Recipe

How to make chocolate gulab jamuns using a readymade instant mix. A super easy Indian dessert for any ocassion.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: easy diwali sweets, easy indian desserts, holi sweets, instant gulab jamun
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 200 grams Instant Gulab Jamun Mix
  • 1/4 cup Chocolate Chips or as needed
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Milk as needed
  • Almonds or Pistachios for Garnish

Instructions

  • Take the instant gulab jamun mix powder in a mixing bowl.
  • Add milk little by little and gently mix to make a smooth and soft dough.
  • Cover and set aside for a few minutes.
  • Meanwhile combine the cardamom powder, sugar and water in a wide vessel and let the sugar dissolves completely.
  • Let the syrup to a boil for 7 – 8 minutes. Turn off the flame. Cover and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan over medium flame.
  • Meanwhile, divide the dough into small balls.
  • Stuff the each with few chocolate chips and make round and smooth balls without any wide cracks
  • Do not apply too much pressure while making the balls.
  • When the oil is hot (not smoking hot) enough to fry the gulab jamuns, reduce the flame to low.
  • Slowly drop the prepared dough balls into the oil and deep fry them until dark brown color.
  • Do not overcrowd, fry a few at a time.
  • Keep rolling the jamuns while frying for even browning.
  • Take the fried jamuns out of the oil and add them to the hot sugar syrup. If needed, heat the sugar syrup again before adding the fried jamuns to it.
  • Let them soak in the sugar syrup for an hour or two.
  • Garnish with chopped nuts and serve chilled.

Notes

Roll the dough balls without any cracks.
Always fry in low flame.
The sugar and water ratio should be 1:1 to make the syrup.