Gulab Jambu Recipe

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Ingredients:

First, for the dough balls you will need

4 oz – 110 g  plain flour
8 oz 225 g powdered milk
1¼ teasp. baking powder
½ teasp. bicarbonate of soda
12 fl oz – 350 ml milk
10 oz -25 g melted butter
vegetable oil for deep frying

For the sugar syrup you will need

7 oz – 200 g sugar
3½ fl oz – 100 ml water
a few strands of saffron

To finish and serve you will need

toasted, flaked almonds
chopped pistachios

What to do next:

Firstly to make the dough balls place all the ingredients together in a large bowl, add enough water to form a soft, sticky dough. Cover the bowl with cling film and leave for 10 mins. Form the dough into small round balls. Heat the oil in a deep, heavy based frying pan. Gently fry the dough balls, a few at a time, until golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper. To make the sugar syrup, place the water, sugar and saffron in a deep pan and heat until the sugar has dissolved and the syrup is nice and sticky. Once the dough balls have cooled add to the syrup and leave for about 1 hour to soak. For serving garnish with the chopped pistachio and almonds.

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