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Instant Bread Gulab JamunInstant Bread Gulab Jamun:

Gulab jamuns prepared with bread are as delicious as mawa Gulab Jamuns.
You can use leftover bread also for this. Bread Gulab Jamun is very easy to prepare and is a quick alternative to the regular mawa gulab jamuns. I have already posted Milk Powder Gulab Jamun recipe.

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Bread Gulab Jamun Recipe:

Prep time: 15 min        Total time: 55 min              Serves: 14 Pieces

Main Ingredients: bread, milk, and sugar
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Level of cooking: Medium
Author: Swati Paathak

Bread Gulab JamunIngredients:

  • 8 White bread slices
  • 1.5 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup Thickened full cream milk
  • 2.5 cups of water
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • ¼ teaspoon Cardamom powder
  • Pinch of saffron strands
  • Ghee or oil- for frying
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice


  • Take 1.5 cups of sugar, cardamom powder, saffron and water in a deep pan.
  • Bring mixture to boil over high flame.
  • Add lemon juice to clarify the syrup, remove the scum.
  • When it comes to a boil, reduce the flame to medium and cook until sugar syrup is little sticky, stir occasionally in between/. Turn off the flame, after 10-15 minutes sugar syrup is ready. After deep frying gulab jamuns later, heat the sugar syrup for 2-3 minutes.

Instant bread gulab jamun recipe (step-by-step with a photo)


Bread Gulab Jamun

  • Cut off the edges (brown crust) from the bread slices and discard it.

Bread Gulab Jamun

  • Place the bread slices in a grinder jar and grind them finely to make crumbs.

Bread Gulab Jamun

  • Transfer the breadcrumbs to a bowl.

Bread Gulab Jamun

  • Now add ghee and thickened milk in small portions to the breadcrumbs.

Bread Gulab Jamun

  • Combine everything together and knead into soft dough.
  • Cover and keep it aside for 10 minutes to rest.

Bread Gulab Jamun

  • Divide the dough into equal parts.
  • Likewise, prepare smooth balls from the dough without applying much pressure.

**The gulab jamuns will turn hard if you apply too much pressure.

Bread Gulab Jamun

  • Heat enough ghee or oil in a wok or pan and fry the gulab jamuns on low flame.
  • Keep stirring until they turn golden brown evenly.

** If you keep them on high flame the gulab jamuns will turn brown faster but the inside will remain uncooked. So fry the gulab jamuns on very low flame.

  • Drain out the fried gulab jamuns on kitchen paper towel and let them cool down.
  • Then drop these gulab jamuns into the warm sugar syrup and keep aside for 2-3 hours with this the gulab jamuns will soak the syrup and will turn sweet.
  • Delicious bread gulab jamuns are ready.

Bread Gulab Jamun

  • Serve this mouth-drooling and super delicious bread gulab jamun can be served warm or chilled.

Bread Gulab JamunSuggestion:

  • If you see any cracks on the balls, then add some more milk to the dough and knead until smooth and soft.
  • There should not be any cracks on the balls.
  • Make sure you heat the ghee sufficiently first after this reduce the flame and let it come to medium temperature.
  • These bread gulab jamuns keeps good for 4-5 days if stored in the refrigerator.


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