Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Cheesy Sweet Jamuns

Makes about 24
150 gm puffed rice (murmura) - washed and soaked in water for 2 hours.
60 gm mawa
1/4 tsp baking powder
Oil for frying
90 gm Amul Cheese-grated
90 gm mawa
100 gm sugar
1 tbsp cashew nuts-chopped
2 tsp grated coconut
1 tbp raisins-chopped
1tsp chironji-chopped
200 gm sugar
3 cups water
1 tbsp milk
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
2 tsp rose essence
Silver foil for decoration
Prepare syrup by boiling together the sugar and water. And milk and remove the scum as it surfaces. Boil till 3 cups of clear
syrup are obtained. Remove from fire and flavour with essence and caedamom powder. Keep aside.
Cook the mawa for stuffing in frying pan till it is golden brown. Add the rest of the ingredents and mix well. form into small
balls and keep separately.
Squeeze out the water from the puffed rice and mix it with the rest of the ingredents for Jamuns except oil. Knead well and
from into as many balls as the number of stuffing balls you have. Flatten out the puffed rice balls on the plam of your hand
and place a mawa ball on it. Fold over adn close sides to make an oval Jamun. deep fry on low fire till dark brown. Drain
well and immerse in warm syrup for an hour. Serve warm decorated with silver foil.

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