Gulab jamun

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Gulab jamun
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Gulab jamun topped with almond slivers
Alternative namesGulab Jaman (Northern India/Pakistan), Lal Mohan (North India/Nepal), Gulab jam (Eastern India/Bangladesh), Gulaf zam (Sylhet)
Place of originIndian subcontinent
Region or stateIndian subcontinent, Mauritius, Fiji, southern and eastern Africa, the Caribbean, the Malay Peninsula
Serving temperatureHot, cold, or room temperature
Main ingredientsKhoa, saffron
VariationsPantua, Kala jamun also known as Kalajam

Gulab jamun is a sweet from the Indian subcontinent. It is popular in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar.

Preparation[change | change source]

It is made using milk solids which are made into a dough, using some flour. The dough is then rolled into balls and fried, after which it is soaked in a sugar syrup.