Malaijamun | Vrat recipe | उपवास Recipe

Prep time
10 min
Cooking time
15 min
Cousine / Course
Indian Snack

Ingredients Malaijamun

  • पनीर / Paneer – 1 cup
  • बटाटा/आलू/Potato, boiled mashed- 1 cup
  • मीठ / नमक / Salt – as per taste
  • साबुदाणा / Tapioca powder – 2 tbsp
  • साखर / शक्कर / Sugar – 1 tsp
  • Mix nuts fillings
  • Oil for frying

Ingredients- Sugar syrup

  • साखर / शक्कर / Sugar – 1.5 cups
  • Water – 1.5 cups
  • इलायची / Cardamom powder – 1/4 tsp

Making Malaijamun

  1. Take grated paneer in mixing bowl and knead it to soft dough
  2. Add boiled mashed potato to bowl, mix well
  3. Add salt, tapioca powder, sugar, mix well, Jamun dough is ready!
  4. Grease palms, take small lime size portion, make is flat, place little mixed nut filling in middle and cover it with with dough from all sides
  5. Role between your palms to make it round balls
  6. Repeat for remaining Jamuns
  7. Heat oil on medium, drop jamuns in oil, fry till golden on all sides, turn occasionally, set aside fried jamun balls
  8. Heat pan on medium, add sugar, water, mix well till sugar is dissolved
  9. Bring to boil, add cardamom powder, mix well
  10. Now drop Jamun balls in sugar syrup, cover and cook for 8-10 on low heat
  11. Let it cool down completely
  12. Lets make Malai, heat pan on medium, add milk, cook on low-medium heat till milk reduces and becomes thick, we will use this as toppings for jamun.

How to serve

  1. Top Jamuns with Malai, and Enjoy!


  1. Makes 18-16 jamuns
  2. Roasted cashew, almonds, pista can be usedfor mixed nut filling
  3. Malai compliments jamuns and brings it a nicerich flavor
  4. Sighada flour can be used as alternative totapioca powder
  5. For non vrat recipe corn flour/ Maida can beused as alternative to tapioca powder


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