Jamun recipe using ready mix | How to make jamun using instant mix | Soft jamun tips using ready mix

By Latha on October 26th, 2016

gulab jamun recipe using ready mix or instant mix

Jamun recipe using ready mix or instant mix is explained with step by step pictures. Preparing gulab jamun using instant mix or ready mix very easy. Steps or recipe is clearly written on every single pack. But still I have come across many who are having trouble in making soft gulab jamun. Also few valuable readers have requested for this recipe. Generally gulab jamun is prepared for Deepavali (Diwali) festival. So I thought this is perfect time to post "gulab jamun recipe using ready mix".

Preparing soft gulab jamun is a bit tricky. So all possible tips to prepare soft gulab jamun is explained here. My son loves gulab jamun or I would say he is mad of gulab jamuns. So I keep preparing it often. I have also prepared a small video on mixing the jamun dough. I have got a lot of appreciation from my family and my friends for the soft jamuns, which I prepare. So happily sharing the recipe and tips with you. Do try and Enjoy your soft jamuns.

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Jamun recipe using ready mix

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 15 min
Serves: 30 no

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 150gm pack gulab jamun ready mix or instant mix
  2. 1/4th measure of water (or as mentioned in the cover)
  3. 2 cup sugar
  4. 1 tsp ghee
  5. A pinch of cardamom powder
  6. Oil or ghee for deep frying

Instructions for making soft jamun using ready mix:

  1. To begin with cut open the ready mix packet. Measure and take the jamun ready mix using a small cup. Put it in a wide bowl or plate. The first trick lies here. You need to measure and take the jamun mix as well as water before proceeding.ready mix or instant mix for soft gulab jamun
  2. Now measure and take 1/4th measure of water using the same cup. Like I measured the ready mix it was little less than 2 cups so I took little less than 1/2 cup of water. Now sprinkle the water little by little and prepare very loose and soft dough. The second trick and most important trick is mixing the dough. Please refer this video. You need to be very gentle while kneading. Use your fingers and just make the loose dough. Do not knead it like chapthi dough. After that cover and keep it aside for 5 minutes.Loose and soft dough for soft gulab jamun using instant or ready mix.
  3. Now let us prepare sugar syrup. I measured and took 2 cups of sugar, equal amount of water and cardamom powder. And kept it for boiling.sugar syrup using water, sugar and cardamom powder for soft gulab jamun
  4. Once it starts boiling allow it to boil for 6 - 7 minutes under medium flame. Switch off the stove.boiling sugar syrup for soft gulab jamun using ready mix
  5. Now grease your palms and make small balls. Be gentle while making the balls. Do not put a lot of pressure. making small gulab jamun balls for soft gulab jamun using ready mix
  6. Finish making all the balls and keep it ready.small balls prepared for gulab jamun using ready mix
  7. Paralley take oil or ghee for deep frying in a frying pan and heat it under medium flame.heat oil under medium flame for soft gulab jamun
  8. To check whether the oil has reached the proper heat, drop only one jamun and check. It should come up immediately and start changing the color slowly with lot of bubbles. Take it out once it is done.deep frying the jamun to check the oil temperature
  9. Now drop few gulab jamun balls and start frying under medium flame. Please note the flame should not be more or less. If it is more then the jamuns wil become dark immediately and will not cook properly. So you will left out with white portion in the middle. Same time if the flame is too low then the jamuns will start crackling here and there.deep frying gulab jamuns prepared using ready mix
  10. Keep stirring and flipping the jamuns. Wait until it reaches golden brown color.Deep frying gulab jamun using ready mix
  11. Take the fried jamuns out and keep them on a tissue paper.deep fried gulab jamun using ready mix
  12. Immediately drop the fried hot gulab jamuns in the hot sugar syrup. Please note both jamun and sugar syrup should be hot. And wait for 15 - 20 minutes. And yes...it is done. Enjoy your soft, juicy and tasty gulab jamuns.gulab jamuns in sugar syrup prepared using ready mix

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