Recipe of Vegan Gulab Jamun

Recipe of Vegan Gulab Jamun

Are you a vegan? Feels like eating Gulab jamun? Here is a vegan gulabjamun recipe for you.

Gulab jamun is a Indian sweet dish which is very popular in India, it is served during festivals or regular days as a dessert.  Generally Gulab jamun is made of dairy milk powder & all purpose flour.  But there is another recipe for vegans which uses healthy sweet potato as a main ingredient.


  • Cooked sweet potato – 1/2 Kg (500 gram) -remove the skin
  • 3 tsp rice flour
  • Wheat flour -1/4 kg (250 gram)
  • 2-3 Spoons of sugar
  • 2 spoons of vegetable oil
  • Pinch of baking soda.


  1. Mix all the above ingredient while mashing them nicely by adding very few drops of water. Knead to get a soft texture similar to chapathi dough. Do not add water while kneading dough.
  2. Make small balls – marble size.
  3. Deep fry in vegetable oil under low flame to golden color
  4. Take it out of oil and allow it to cool a bit.
  5. Transfer to sugar syrup (sugar syrup should be hot, not boiling hot). Keep it in sugar syrup for half an hour to one hour.  ( To prepare sugar syrup – For the syrup:4 cups of water, 2 cups of sugar. 4 to 5 pods cardamom, bruised.  Keep stirring it under low to medium flame. You can add fre cardamom crushed seeds and saffron).
  6. Add few sliced almonds and pistachio on the jamun.
  7. Serve jamun as desert with sugar syrup

Author: HealthyLife | Posted on: December 30, 2016

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