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Gulab jamun
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Gulab jamun topped with almond slivers
Alternative names Gulab Jaman (Northern India/Pakistan), Lal Mohan (North India/Nepal), Gulab jam (Eastern India/Bangladesh), Gulaf zam (Sylhet)
Course Dessert
Place of origin Indian subcontinent
Region or state Indian subcontinent, Mauritius, Fiji, southern and eastern Africa, the Caribbean, the Malay Peninsula
Serving temperature Hot, cold, or room temperature
Main ingredients Khoa, saffron
Variations Pantua, Kala jamun also known as Kalajam

Gulab jamun is a sweet from the Indian subcontinent. It is popular in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar.

Preparation

It is made using milk solids which are made into a dough, using some flour. The dough is then rolled into balls and fried, after which it is soaked in a sugar syrup.

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