Diwali Dessert Kala Jamun

Diwali Dessert Kala Jamun

Festival of lights means celebration time and time for sweet.

This year we are giving you recipe of Kala jamun – rich with nuts, saffron and supplies protein.

It is easy to prepare and tastes delicious. Celebrate this Diwali with kala jamun.

Recipe serves 5 to 6 people.

What you need? List of ingredients

  1. Nonfat milk powder – 1 cup
  2. All-purpose flour/ Maida – ¼ cup
  3. Baking soda – very little (2 pinches)
  4. Paneer – ¼ cup
  5. Heavy cream – ½ cup
  6. Oil or clarified butter for frying

For Filling

  1. Almond crushed – 1 Tbs
  2. Pistachio crushed – 1 Tbs
  3. Warm milk – 1 Tbs
  4. Saffron – few ( 1 tsp) (soak in little heavy cream)

Sugar syrup

  1. Sugar – 1 cup
  2. Water – 1 cup
  3. Cardamom powder – 1 tsp


  • Syrup preparation: Mix water and sugar and keep it on medium heat. When it comes to boiling point add cardamom. Simmer until the syrup becomes sticky. Turn off the heat.
  • Kala Jamun Preparation
  1. Knead paneer to make it smooth.
  2. In a vessel mix all-purpose flour, baking soda, fat free milk powder. To this add smooth paneer and mix well. While mixing add heavy cream. Prepare a soft dough. Allow it to sit for 5 to 10 mins.
  3. Mix saffron, almond and pistachio.
  4. Now knead the dough and divide dough to equal 15 dough pieces.
  5. Take these pieces in palm and fill saffron, almond and pistachio mix ingredients. To fill – take one part of dough and roll it in your palms. Mold it into a cup and fill the ingredients. Cover and roll into smooth ball again. Similarly fill all dough pieces and get ready with filled balls.
  6. In a deep-frying pan heat oil or clarified butter. Release the filled jamun balls in the heated oil. At a time, release 3 jamun balls. Kala jamun expands because of filling, so avoid frying too many jamuns at a time.
  7. Fry jamun balls for few minutes, until the color turns bit darker brown.
  8. Remove and put kala jamun in sugar syrup for 30 minutes.
  9. After 30 minutes remove kala jamun from sugar syrup. Sprinkle little dry coconut powder on kala jamun and serve.

Recipe: Healthylife.werindia.com

Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: October 22, 2019

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