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Try this Indian dessert and you'll be hooked! What's more, its vegan!
Gulab Jamun is an extremely indulgent dessert made from milk powder of mawa(highly condensed milk) and fried in ghee (refined butter. But thanks to Richa ( http://www.veganricha.com/2011/10/gulab-jamuns-veganized-indian-sweet.html ) we now have a veganized version which is low in calories too!

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  • How to bake a donut. Vegan Gulab Jamuns !! (Indian Doughnut Holes Soaked In Flavoured Syrup) - Step 1
    Step 1

    In a wide bowl, take the flour, ground almonds, ground oats, baking powder and cardamom powder. mix all the dry ingredients well ( I snapped the picture before mixing)

  • How to bake a donut. Vegan Gulab Jamuns !! (Indian Doughnut Holes Soaked In Flavoured Syrup) - Step 2
    Step 2

    Add a tbsp of oil and mix in lightly

  • How to bake a donut. Vegan Gulab Jamuns !! (Indian Doughnut Holes Soaked In Flavoured Syrup) - Step 3
    Step 3

    Now make a soft dough with water. Add 1 tbsp of water at a time. You may need 10-12 tbsp of water to get really soft dough. Do not knead much. Let it rest, covered, for 5 min.

  • How to bake a donut. Vegan Gulab Jamuns !! (Indian Doughnut Holes Soaked In Flavoured Syrup) - Step 4
    Step 4

    In a pot take 1.5 cups of water and 3/4 cup of refined sugar.

  • How to bake a donut. Vegan Gulab Jamuns !! (Indian Doughnut Holes Soaked In Flavoured Syrup) - Step 5
    Step 5

    Bring it to a boil and then keep it on medium heat for 15 min or till the syrup thickens.
    Add 1 tbsp of cardamom powder and 1 tbsn of rose water.

  • How to bake a donut. Vegan Gulab Jamuns !! (Indian Doughnut Holes Soaked In Flavoured Syrup) - Step 6
    Step 6

    Roll the dough into smooth balls

  • How to bake a donut. Vegan Gulab Jamuns !! (Indian Doughnut Holes Soaked In Flavoured Syrup) - Step 7
    Step 7

    Deep fry in batches for 7 min till they turn dark gold or light brown in colour.

  • How to bake a donut. Vegan Gulab Jamuns !! (Indian Doughnut Holes Soaked In Flavoured Syrup) - Step 8
    Step 8

    when they are still hot, toss them into the syrup. keep the syrup on low heat for 5 min after adding the balls.

  • How to bake a donut. Vegan Gulab Jamuns !! (Indian Doughnut Holes Soaked In Flavoured Syrup) - Step 9
    Step 9

    All the balls are in. This is how they look after 5 min into the syrup.
    They will be hard now but give them time and they'll soften up.

  • How to bake a donut. Vegan Gulab Jamuns !! (Indian Doughnut Holes Soaked In Flavoured Syrup) - Step 10
    Step 10

    30 min into the syrup.

    All soft and drenched in syrup.. mmmm :)

  • How to bake a donut. Vegan Gulab Jamuns !! (Indian Doughnut Holes Soaked In Flavoured Syrup) - Step 11
    Step 11

    Now take out that pretty little plate you've been waiting for so long to show off arrange the jamuns, click pictures and upload a version :D :P

    No seriously, refrigerate for 2 hrs and serve chilled or serve hot (these are delicious both ways) Garnish with chopped pistachios.

  • How to bake a donut. Vegan Gulab Jamuns !! (Indian Doughnut Holes Soaked In Flavoured Syrup) - Step 12
    Step 12

    Store them in the syrup and serve with a little syrup.

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Aishwarya Purohit
Aishwarya Purohit · Adgaon, Maharashtra, IN · 19 projects
So Yummy!
One of my most favourite dish!
buttercup303
buttercup303 · Moodbidri, Karnataka, IN · 94 projects
Happy
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