Gulab jamun is a sweet or dessert that is very soft which gives heavenly, melt-in-the-mouth experience. Gulab is a Hindi word which means Rose and Jamun means Berry so Gulab Jamun is also known as Rose Berry. Gulab Jamun is considered as National sweet for Pakistan. This sweet is favourite sweet for almost all aged group people. Preparation of Gulab Jamun is very simple so this sweet is often prepared in all occasions or festivals.
It is made mainly from milk solids, traditionally from Koya, Koya means milk reduced to the consistency of a soft dough. Now a days instead of Koya dried or powdered milk is used for Preparation of Jamun.
The dough is then shaped into small balls and deep-fried in oil or ghee at low temperature until they get their familiar golden brown colour. If the balls are cooked quickly, they will be raw on the inside. The fried balls are then soaked in a light sugar syrup flavoured with green cardamom and rose water or saffron