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Potato gulab jamun recipe | gulab jamun with potato

by Jeyashris Kitchen
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POTATO GULAB JAMUN
Gulab jamun is a popular Indian dessert, i have already posted khoya gulab jamun recipe during diwali festival. This potato gulab jamun  i have  heard from my friend  but no clue as how to make it. After seeing the recipe here, i thought i will try this at home one day and bookmarked the recipe . I tried this today and it turned out so perfect.  Being our wedding anniversary tomorrow, i thought i will post this gulab jamun recipe here today.

Potato gulab jamun

  Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 40 Mins |Makes: 40 jamuns

     Potato   1 cup
     All purpose flour | maida   4 tblsp
     Baking soda     a pinch
     Ghee      1 tsp
     Sugar       1 and 1/2 cup
     Water       1 and 1/2 cup
     Rose water    1 tsp (optional) 
     Oil       for deep frying
     

Potato gulab-jamun
Method:

  • Boil the potatoes and mash them nicely. Best way is to grate them in a grater to make it even.  Add the flour and baking powder to this .

Potato-gulab jamun

  • Knead this into a smooth dough without any cracks. Do not add any water while making the dough. If u still find the dough very loose add little extra flour to this.
  • Make this into small rounds .

Potato-gulab jamun

  • In a pan heat the oil and when it is hot, keep the flame low and fry the potato balls into golden brown. Do not keep the flame high . Else the inside of the jamuns will not get cooked.
  • Keep the rest of the dough covered all the times.

potato-gulab jamun

  • In another pan add sugar and add water. Once the sugar is dissolved, allow this to boil for 2 minutes and switch off the flame. Add rose water if adding.
  • Drain the fried jamuns in a kitchen towel.
  • Transfer the jamuns to the warm syrup. Repeat this for the rest of the dough.

potato-gulab jamun

  • Let the jamuns sit in the syrup for 2 hours. If needed microwave for 30 seconds and serve hot.
potato-gulab jamun
Notes:
  1. Grate the potatoes after they are boiled . This will ensure even mixing.
  2. Do not use the US russet potato, it will become grainy once boiled.
  3. This jamun can be made with sweet potato too.
  4. Whie frying keep the flame low, else the jamuns will not get cooked inside.

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14 comments

Veena Theagarajan June 4, 2015 - 1:52 pm

Happy Anniversary Jey! Perfect way to celebrate

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jeyashri suresh June 10, 2015 - 2:19 pm

Thank u so much

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Radha Raju June 4, 2015 - 2:34 pm

Happy Anniversary Jayasree, enjoying trying all your recipes.

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AparnaRajeshkumar June 4, 2015 - 4:52 pm

Happy anniversary jey god bless u

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AparnaRajeshkumar June 4, 2015 - 4:52 pm

Happy anniversary jey god bless u

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Sona S June 5, 2015 - 8:19 am

Happy Anniversary.. Potato gulab jamuns look yummy..

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sankar saranya June 5, 2015 - 9:14 am

Happy anniversary, healthy potato gulab jamun for kids.

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Ramaa Lakshman June 5, 2015 - 10:30 am

Happy Anniversary! Have a wonderful day! Looks very yummy. My daughter loves gulab jamun will try soon.

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Shobha June 7, 2015 - 10:58 am

Nice variation of gulab jamuns

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Naaree June 7, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Very intriguing recipe. We tried it out, but not favorable results. Probably coz of the potato we used. Can you let us know what potato you used?

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jeyashri suresh June 10, 2015 - 2:20 pm

Oh is it, i used the normal Indonesian potatoes we get here. The same one which we get in India. The US russet potato will not work out for this recipe

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Swati Sharma June 9, 2015 - 9:05 am

Very easy n quick recipe …but taste of potatoes was very prominent. Is it OK Aur any other any other way out.

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jeyashri suresh June 10, 2015 - 2:21 pm

That is absolutely ok, Will be nice only

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Swati Sharma June 9, 2015 - 9:05 am

Very easy n quick recipe …but taste of potatoes was very prominent. Is it OK Aur any other any other way out.

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