Bread Gulab Jamun

Bread Gulab Jamun

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Bread Gulab Jamun | Instant Jamun Recipe Using Bread | with step by step photos and video. An alternative to traditional jamun which tastes like a soft bread pudding. Easy to make & delicious too.

Be it a wedding/ deepavali or any joyous occasions, there is no celebration without gulab jamuns in Indian households. The best are made with khoya, but there are alternatives like bread which do come to rescue if you do not get khoya or mawa. However you cannot compare them with the taste of traditional ones. 

How to prepare bread gulab jamun?

Bread Gulab Jamun | Instant Jamun Recipe Using Bread | with step by step photos and video. This recipe is too simple & easy to prepare. Pieces of breads are powdered to breadcrumbs which is then mixed with milk. The amount of milk can vary from 5 tbsp to 1/2 cup based on the thickness and size of bread you using. Further they are deep fried in ghee/oil and soaked in sugar syrup. This tastes more like a bread pudding.

You can serve bread gulab jamuns as a dessert after meal. While serving garnish with some sliced pistachios or almonds.

Furthermore, do check sweet peda, aval laddu, and tres-leches bread cake recipes also. Hope you would like them.

Bread Gulab Jamun

Course: Dessert, SweetsCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

10

Jamuns
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Soaking Time

1 to 2

hrs
Total time

15

minutes

Bread Gulab Jamun | Instant Jamun Recipe Using Bread | with step by step photos and video. An alternative to traditional jamun which tastes like a soft bread pudding. Easy to make & delicious too.

Recipe Video

Ingredients

  • Sugar Syrup
  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 2 Cardamon Pods Powdered

  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice

  • 4 Strands of Saffron (optional)

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  • 4 White Bread Slices

  • 5 tbsp Lukewarm Milk

  • Oil or Ghee for Frying

  • Pistachios & Almonds for garnishing(optional)

Directions

  • Sugar Syrup Recipe
  • Firstly, in a sauce pan add 1/2 cup of sugar and 1/2 cup of water. Allow it to boil.Bread Gulab JamunBread Gulab Jamun
  • Mix and simmer until the single string consistency is obtained.Bread Gulab Jamun
  • Now switch off the flame. Add 1 tsp lemon juice, 2 cardamon pods powdered and few strands of saffron. Mix well & keep aside.Bread Gulab JamunBread Gulab Jamun
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  • Take 4 slices of bread & cut out the corners. Bread Gulab JamunBread Gulab Jamun
  • Chop the white part of bread to small pieces & grind the white part to a fine powder.Bread Gulab JamunBread Gulab JamunBread Gulab Jamun
  • Transfer it to a mixing bowl.Bread Gulab Jamun
  • Slowly add lukewarm milk little by little and knead to a smooth and soft dough. I used around 5 tbsp milk.This can vary based on the size and thickness of bread.Bread Gulab Jamun
  • Furthermore, make small balls out of the dough. Make sure there are no cracks on balls.Bread Gulab JamunBread Gulab JamunBread Gulab Jamun
  • Heat the oil or ghee required for deep frying the bread balls. Fry the balls over a medium flame stirring in between. Fry until it turns golden brown.Bread Gulab JamunBread Gulab Jamun
  • Immediately, drop the hot jamuns into hot sugar syrup. If sugar syrup is not hot, do heat it before dropping the fried bread balls. Mix it well.Bread Gulab Jamun
  • Cover it with a lid and allow it to rest for 1- 2 hours.Bread Gulab Jamun
  • Finally, bread gulab jamuns have doubled in size. Finally serve it hot or cold.Bread Gulab JamunBread Gulab Jamun

Notes

  • The amount of milk depends on the thickness and size of bread slices.
  • Make small balls out of dough and make sure there are no cracks on balls.
  • Soak for at least 2 hrs for soft jamuns.
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