Bengal from BIKANO. Those with the
sweet tooth can enjoy these mouth-watering golden brown sweets. It tastes great
when served hot. Bikano's Gulab Jamun is a perfect dessert.
Ingredients: Sugar Syrup, Water, Concentrated Milk,
Clarified Butter and wheat Flour.
Milk and wheat
is a milk-solids -based dessert, similar to a dumpling, popular in countries of
the South Asian Subcontinent such as
Bangladesh, also in the
Caribbean countries of
Jamaica and in
Nepal it is
widely known as Lal-Mohan, served with or without yogurt. It is made mainly
from milk solids, traditionally from freshly curdled milk. In
solids are prepared by heating milk over a low flame for a long time until most
of the water content has evaporated. These milks solids, known as khoya in
India, are kneaded into a dough,
sometimes with a pinch of flour, and then shaped into small balls and deep
fried at a low temperature of about 148°C. The balls are then soaked in a light
sugar syrup flavored with green cardamom and rosewater, kewra or saffron. These
days, gulab jamun mix is also commercially available. Gulab jamun is often
served at weddings and birthday parties.
is a dessert often eaten at festivals or major celebrations such as marriages,
Muslim celebrations of Eid ul-Fitr and Eid al-Adha and Diwali (the Indian
festival of light) . There are various types of gulab jamun and every variety
has a distinct taste and appearance.
gulab jamun comes from Persian words gol (flower) and āb (water), referring to
the rosewater-scented syrup.