DN Recipe: Kala Jamun

Sreeja Chowdhury

Kala Jamun is one of the best Indian desserts

Kala Jamun is served in Bowl
Kala Jamun is served in Bowl

Kala Jamun is one of a delicious Indian dessert. It is very similar to Gulab Jamun.  Kala Jamun is an exotic dessert made from paneer, khoya and raisin.


Dynamite News brings you the recipe of Kala Jamun.



Paneer                     400gms

Maida                       2 tablespoon

Water                        3 litre

Raisins                       10 gms

Edible food color     ½ teaspoon

Cornflour                    3 teaspoon

Khoya                          100gms

Ghee                             ¼ cup

Sugar                          600 gms

Green cardamom    3 teaspoon

Refined oil                 2 tablespoon

Baking soda              1 pinch

Saffron                        1teaspoon




Mix paneer, milk powder, khoya,, maida, baking soda, orange colour, ghee in a large bowl. Make a dough out of the mixture.

If it is too dry, add 2 to 3 tablespoon warm water.  Keep aside for 2 to 4 minutes.

Heat 3 litres of water in a large pan over medium flame. Add the sugar and stir well until fully dissolved.

When it starts to become a little sticky, add saffron strands and cardamom powder. Mix well and remove from flame.

Make small balls of the paneer-khoya mixture.

Add one raisin to each of the balls. Roll them again so that the raisin nuts stay intact.

Heat oil for deep frying over medium flame. Fry the jamuns until dark brown.

Gently drop them in the sugar syrup. Keep aside for 8 hours or overnight in the fridge.

Serve 1 or 2 jamuns with some sugar syrup.

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