Kaala Jamun | How to make perfect juicy kaala jamun with nuts inside

Kaala jamun, another variety of Gulab Jamun, is a delectable Indian dessert. They are Dark colored in ball shape or sometimes in oval shape, they are made from khoya (milk solids) and soaked in sugar syrup. Their dark hue comes from the caramelization of sugar during frying, giving them a rich color.

Kaala Jamun
Kaala Jamun

Kaala jamun has a soft, spongy texture, making it melt in your mouth with every bite. The sugar syrup they are soaked in adds a delightful sweetness to the dessert. Often flavored with cardamom or rose water, adding a subtle aroma to the dish. Kaala jamun is a popular treat during festivals, celebrations, and special occasions. It’s often served warm, allowing the syrup to penetrate the spongy interior, enhancing the flavor. The nuts is a surprise inside which adds a crunchy taste in the middle of Kaala jamun. This indulgent dessert is enjoyed across India and has variations in different regions. While traditionally deep-fried, there are also healthier versions that can be baked. Kaala jamun is not only a sweet delight but also a symbol of festivity and joy in Indian cuisine.

Kaala Jamun

Kaala Jamun

Indulge in the rich, exotic flavors of Kaala Jamun, a traditional Indian sweet delicacy. These deep-fried milk dumplings soaked in sugar syrup are infused with cardamom and rose essence, also having dry fruits surprise inside, offering a delightful burst of sweetness in every bite. Join me as I explore the recipe and share the secrets to creating this irresistible treat!
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 30 Pieces
Calories 200 kcal


  • 1 Vessel
  • 1 Glass
  • 1 Spatula
  • 1 Bowl
  • 1 Plate
  • 1 flour sieve


  • cup sugar
  • 4 glass water
  • 4 tbsp Milk
  • 500 gms Mawa / Khoya
  • 150 gms Maida
  • ½ tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 cup Fresh Cream
  • 1 tsp Cardamom Powder


  • Take a vessel, add 1¼ cup sugar and 4 glass water, mix it well while heating on stove. Add 4 tbsp Milk and mix. Boil on high flame.
    Sugar and Water
  • While boiling all the dust comes to sides which can be easily removed using spatula. Now the syrup is clean. Check for the stickiness and remove from the flame to cool it down.
    Waste Removal
  • Take 500 gms Mawa / Khoya and rub it with hands to make it soft. Now take sieve and add 150 gms Maida and ½ tsp Baking Soda while sieving it.
    Rubbing Mawa
  • Mix them well. Add 1 cup Fresh Cream, in small quantities while mixing. Mix until the soft dough is made. Cover it with a bowl to rest for 15 mins.
  • Now add 1 tsp Cardamom Powder to sugar syrup.
  • Now take a small amount of dough and mix it with dry fruits. Now take small doughs make fillings and give shapes using all the dough.
    Shaping Kaala Jamun
  • Now fry in small quantities till black color is observed on low flame and medium flame. Transfer to another container and let it cool down.
    Frying Kaala jamun
  • Add them to sugar syrup and let it soak for 3-4 hours. Kaala Jamun is ready.
    Soaking Kaala Jamun



The size always gets double while frying so keep the size of dough balls according to it.
Keyword Jamun, Kaala Jumun


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Sugar – 1 1/4cup

Water – 4cup

Milk – tbsp

Mawa – 500gms

Maida – 150grm

Baking Soda – 1/2tsp

Cardamom Powder – 1tsp

Chopped Cashew and Pista – 1/3 cup

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