Easy Homemade Dry Gulab Jamun Recipe For Ganesh Chaturthi

The next important festival after Krishna Janmashtami is 'Ganesh Chaturthi'. This is the first festival that falls in the bhadrapada masa. Ganesh Chaturthi too is celebrated with lots of enthusiasm all across our nation.

On the day of Ganesh Chaturthi, many sweet dishes that are favourites of Lord Ganesha are prepared. So, this Ganesh Chaturthi, prepare a yummy sweet dry gulab jamun recipe right at your home! Yes, for this festival don't bring the readymade dough of gulab jamun, instead read to know know how to prepare easy dry gulab jamun recipe at home for Ganesh Chaturthi.

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This is one of the simple sweet recipes that you can prepare at home for the festival. Since jamun is always a favourite of kids and elders, this homemade dry jamun recipe will bring in more happiness and joy to your family.

Then why wait? Read to know how to prepare homemade dry gulab jamun recipe for Ganesh Chaturthi.

Homemade dry gulab jamun

Serves- 5

Cooking time - 10 minutes

Preparation time - 20 minutes


  • Khoya- 250 gm
  • Paneer - 100 gm
  • Maida - 2 teaspoons
  • Milk Powder - 1 cup
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • Baking soda - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Sugar - 2 cups
  • Cardamom- 1 teaspoon
  • Powdered Sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Dry Coconut - 1/2 cup


To make the dough

  1. Take a large bowl and to it add khoya, grated paneer, maida and milk powder.
  2. Mix all the ingredients well.
  3. Add little milk and prepare a soft dough.
  4. Keep it aside for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. Make small round jamun balls.

To make the sugar syrup.

  1. Take a bowl and add 2 cups of sugar and one cup of water.
  2. Add cardamom to the sugar syrup.
  3. Once the thickness is formed, keep the sugar syrup aside.

Meanwhile, add oil to the pan to fry the jamun.

Once the oil is hot, add the jamuns, one by one.

Fry them on low flame until they turn reddish brown in colour.

Tranfer this to a plate.

Then put them in the sugar syrup.

Allow the jamun to absorb the sugar so that it becomes soft.

Now take a plate, mix the powdered sugar and the grated dry coconut.

Remove the jamun from the sugar syrup and roll it over the coconut and sugar syrup.

Place this in the fridge for about two hours.

After the mentioned time, serve the tasty yummy gulab jamun.

Prepare the dry gulab jamun for Ganesh Chaturthi and let us know your feedback.

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Story first published: Friday, August 26, 2016, 16:30 [IST]
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