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Chocolate Gulab Jamun Recipe

For a sweet lover, what can be better than having a double bonanza of Gulab Jamun and Chocolate? This is like a happy fusion of two great sweets. Gulab Jamun of India fusing with Chocolate of West. If this idea itself gives a sweet kick, then continue reading to find out how to perform a happy marriage of these two sweets.

Chocolate Gulab Jamun Recipe | Gulab Jamun Fusion Recipe

Chocolate Gulab Jamun Recipe


This recipe is not my brain child, the credit goes to Ekta. In my last trip to India, I was invited by a friend of ours (Ekta) for lunch at her place in Pune. I was pleasantly surprised by food spread she had made for us and her food was scrumptious. When it came to dessert time, she offered Gulab Jamuns. Subsequently I got the idea to try out “recipe of chocolate gulab jamun” myself and make it my way.

Recipe of Chocolate Gulab Jamun
Chocolate Gulab Jamun | Your Food Fantasy

Gulab Jamuns don’t need any introduction. This is one sweet that is hugely popular all over India, Pakistaan, Nepal and Bangladesh. Thanks to its popularity, it is almost available in any Indian restaurant across the world and UK based Indian restaurants are no exception to this. However, it takes a good trick to make soft, melt in mouth, perfectly shaped Gulab Jamuns.

Chocolate Gulab Jamun Recipe | Gulab Jamun Fusion

Chocolate Gulab Jamun Recipe | Gulab Jamun Fusion

If you have not tried the basic Gulab Jamun yet? You must! Try this easy recipe of mine here to make Gulab Jamuns at home.

Other sweets of this very family are Kala Jamun (My favourite). If these black beauties deter you, you can try queen from eastern India, called Rasgulla (tastes widely different compared to Gulab Jamun).

Chocolate Gulab Jamuns | Your Food Fantasy

Chocolate Gulab Jamun Recipe

Fusion Gulab Jamun – Chocolate Gulab Jamun, loved by kids and adults alike.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 20 Pieces
Calories 122 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1.5 Cup Unsweetened Milk Powder
  • 3 Tablespoon All Purpose Flour/ Maida
  • 1.5 Tablespoon Cocoa Powder
  • 1.5 Tablespoon Drinking Chocolate
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 1.5 Tablespoon Ghee / Clarified Butter
  • 1.5 Cups Sugar
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • 4 Tablespoon Chocolate Pieces Grated
  • Oil For Deep Frying

Instructions
 

  • In a wide mouth pan, add sugar with 2 cups of water and bring it to a boil. After that, simmer the flame and let it boil for 5 more minutes and then switch off the flame. Add cardamom powder to it and stir. Our sugar syrup is ready now.
  • In a mixing bowl, add milk powder, maida, cocoa powder, drinking chocolate powder, and baking powder and mix well. Now with the help of a sift, sieve it through twice.
    Chocolate Gulab Jamun Recipe
  • After that, add desi ghee and with the help of luke warm water, knead it into a smooth and soft dough.
    Dough for Gulab Jamun
  • Now divide this dough into equal parts and make round balls of it. take one ball, press in centre with the help of your thumb and put some grated/chopped chocolate in it for stuffing. Seal it and make a smooth round ball again. Repeat this step for all of rest balls.
  • Heat the oil over low-medium heat and fry these balls gently by frying few at a time, till they are nicely done. take them out and put in sugar syrup. Make all the gulab jamuns by repeating this step.
  • Let them soaked in syrup for 2-3 hours and serve them warm.
    Gulab Jamun Fusion | Chocolate Gulab Jamuns

Notes

  • You can knead the dough with luke warm milk instead of water. Remember to keep your dough really soft otherwise your Gulab jamun will come out harder.
  • You can skip using drinking chocolate and only can use cocoa powder, in that case just increase the quantity of latter to 2 tablespoon.
  • I used milk chocolate as stuffing, you can use any of your choice.
  • Always fry your gulab jamun on low temperature otherwise they will not cook properly to the core.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Gulab Jamun Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 122 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 51mg2%
Potassium 99mg3%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 11IU0%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 28mg3%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Gulab Jamun, Kid Friendly
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6 thoughts on “Chocolate Gulab Jamun Recipe

  1. My mouth was watering while reading the recipe Meenu 🙂 I hope someday I can master the art of making gulab jamuns

    1. You are an awesome cook dear. Much better than me in many respects ♥️

  2. Hey

    Thanks for amazing article on Gulab Jamun Recipe With Chocolate To be honest after reading your title I thought this may be not possible Hahha,

    I don’t like much sweet That is why its my first try with chocolate I hope everything will go fine !, Is there any
    issue if I use persian saffron in this recipe ? becuase i got persian saffron Yesterday, If YES ! using is fine then how much please tell
    me the quantity also I want to make twist in it that is why asking

    Thanks

    1. Hi Debra,
      You can add few strands of saffron in the syrup or you can add tiny tiny bits of saffron in the core of gulabjamuns. Let me know how you get on.

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