Gulab jamun is a popular dessert in countries of the Indian Subcontinent such as India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. It is made of a dough consisting mainly of milk solids, traditionally, khoya, an Indian milk product (buffalo milk,) then rolled into a ball together with some flour and then deep fried. It is then put into in a sugar syrup flavored with cardamom seeds and rosewater, kewra or saffron. WHAT ONE CAN DO WITH LEFTOVER SUGAR SYRUP OF THE ' GULAB JAMUNS'..
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Asha Johari suggest to use left sugar syrup, 2 -3 slices of bread,
ghee or oil to fry.
Method: cut bread into 3 inches length strips. Fry them in the ghee
or oil. In another pan heat left over sugar syrup with some water. Bring it to a boil and switch off. Now put the fried bread in that and serve hot. Your bread gulab jamun is ready.
DEAR ASHA, YOUR RECIPE IS FANTASTIC,
SO IS YOUR PRESENTATION.
Resham Rangwani Thakur says, she makes shaahi tukra or maal pua. and uses the syrup in that way..
usha's kitchen says, keep it up. Ideal solution and a good one 2..
Balaji Krishnamurthi suggested: Get some Gooseberries (small variety).
Wash them clean. Dry them on a piece of clean cloth. Set the pan of sugar syrup on low flame. Add a little Chilly powder, Fennel seeds and Salt. Add the gooseberries. Bring to a boil till it reaches a thicker consistency) Consume within one week
(if not refrigerated). Alwaysb use a dry spoon.
(Grated raw mango can also be used instead of gooseberies.)
Goes well with Chapatties and bread.
Balaji Krishnamurthi Chilly powder and salt to be added according to ones taste and preference. usha's kitchen feels this is most innovative way to use a leftover syrup.
Always do cooking as per your taste and your family's taste..
Anandhi Balaji says,
Get a packet of shelled peanuts and roasted gram(pottukadalai)and dry roast them...Thicken the sugar syrup add the peanuts and gram.. it can be spread on flat plate, or make it into small balls by rolling in dessicated coconut.( optional.)
DEAR ANANDHI, LOVELY SUGGESTION AND DESSICATED COCONUT SOUNDS WONDERFUL..
Sadhana Ginde says " You can also mix it w/ cooked rice to make a kesar bhath type of dish."
GR8 SUGGESTION, SADHANA...
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