30 January 2016

Stuffed Sathu Maavu Jamun / Multi-grain health mix jamun

multi grain health mix jamun

Gulab Jamun is all time favourite Indian sweet. I just thought of making it a little healthier by adding sathu maavu / multi-grain health mix powder. I used raisins and nuts (almond, cashew and pistachios) for the filling.

Stuffed Sathu Maavu Jamun / Multi-grain Health mix Jamun

Servings : 7-8 Jamuns


For the jamun

          Maida -1 cup

          Sathu maavu / Multi-grain Health mix powder - 1/2 cup

          Milk - as required

          Milk powder - 4 tbsp

          Baking powder - 1 tsp

          Salt - a pinch

          Ghee - 1 tsp

For the stuffing:

          Coarsely powdered blanched almonds, cashews, pistachios and raisins with a teaspoon of sugar.

For the sugar syrup

          Sugar - 1 cup

          Water - 1 cup

          Cardamom powder - a pinch

Other ingredients:

          Refined / Vegetable / Canola Oil - for deep frying

multi grain health mix jamun

Preparation Method

1. In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients for jamun, except milk. Add milk little by little and form dough, it must reach the consistency of a chapati dough. Allow the dough to rest for at least 30 minutes. Knead the dough and make small balls.

2. Roll out each ball like a chapati. It should be thin. Keep the filling in one half of the chapati, wet the outer rim of the rolled out dough with water, fold over and seal the edges with a fork.

3. To prepare sugar syrup, take sugar and water in a bowl. Then heat it up, when it starts to boil reduce the flame to medium and let it boil for 5 minutes. Stir the syrup occasionally. Then add cardamom powder and stir it.

4. Heat oil in a kadai and deep fry the prepared jamuns in low flame. Add it to warm sugar syrup immediately.

5. Garnish with sliced nuts.

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