Sunday, May 6, 2012

Bread Gulab Jamuns for Aarthi's Virtual Bridal Shower


Recipe For A Happy Marriage
Take plenty of Patience,
Blend smoothly with Love;
Fold enough Humor To season above.
Then sprinkle with Laughter,
And stir in some Praise;
Add Kindness and Tact for Those difficult days.
Mix warmly together With Trust, Faith, and Cheer;
Makes one Happy Marriage That mellows each year.

Since we belong to the food world, I thought of sharing this recipe with Aarthi, our dear friend who is getting married.
Aarthi of Yummy Tummy’s ,who is famous for her elaborate step by step pictures and has a vast collection of recipes.This is her moment of joy and we at the Blogging Marathom decided to have a virtual bridal shower for her.The virtual Bridal shower  ,where we are recreating dishes from her blog , is our small way of expressing joy and wishing her a Happy Married Life.


Since it’s such an auspicious occasion I chose to make something sweet. Bread Gulab Jamuns! I followed the recipe ditto…but wanted to add a special touch to them, since they are for a special occasion, so added a stuffing to these.

Here is the recipe…..
6 .................slices white bread
1 cup......... milk
1 cup .........sugar
3-4 ............. cardamon  
½ cup......... water 

Stuffing
Rose petals finely chopped
Poppy seeds
Cardamom pwd
Coarsely ground sugar candy
Finely chopped pistas
Few strands saffron
Few charoli seeds
Mix everything and prepare a stuffing.The ingredients can be mixed in any proportion that you desire.

Cut off the crust from the bread  slices.
 Dip them in milk.
 Squeeze off the excess milk  and put it in a blender.
Pulse it for few times so that it is lump free.
Pinch out small balls. Flatten them..Place the stuffing and seal the balls.
 Fry them in hot ghee adjusting the flame now and then to cook them evenly.
Fry till golden.Remove these  on  a paper towel.

Sugar syrup
Make sugar syrup by taking sugar, cardamom and water in a sauce pan and bring it to boil.
Boil it for 5 mins untill it reaches sticky stage..Take a spoonful of syrup and put it over a plate, once it is cooled rub it with your fingers, it should feel slightly sticky.
Now pour the  hot syrup over the fried jamuns and cover them.
Let  rest for atleast 3-4 hours before serving.




Aarthi  hope you like what we BM Friends  have recreated for you.
Love and  Wishes always






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17 comments:

  1. when Kalyani sent the collage, I knew this one was yours as it was the most artistic presentation...I've never had stuffed jamuns..they look heavenly!!!

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  2. Looks absolutely beautiful and delicious. The presentation is awesome. Aarthi will be very happy, Vaishali...

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  3. Very beautiful!! I selected the same recipe :)

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  4. wow...you guys have made me so happy..Thank you so much vaishali for doing this for me..I am so excited about this...Thanks again guys..

    This jamuns looks even better than mine..I love the stuffing a lot..

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  5. awesome gulab jamun and lovely treat for Aarthi and satheesh both....

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  6. Omg, mindblowing presentation, well done Vaishali,those jamuns looks absolutely irresistible..

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  7. Simply delightful n awesome visual treat to Aarthi...

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  8. Like Mireille said, I could spot which one was yours just by looking at the collage. Lovely presentation and the jamuns looks yum yum yummy!

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  9. The Jamoons look so beautiful, what a lovely presentation, vaishali, I still have to go through your Thalis.., Super clicks with mind blowing presentation, It's a pity I can't pick it up :)

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  10. This is such a touching gesture and the gulag jamuns look lovely. Wishing Aarthi a married life as sweet as these jamuns!

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  11. Amazing recipe...should try it some time. As always the "kitchen queen" prevails!!!

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  12. wow, what a great gesture, I wish I was part of this. Congrats Arthi once again great job Vaishali :)

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  13. wow, what a great gesture, I wish I was part of this. Congrats Arthi once again great job Vaishali :)

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  15. Hi Vaishali! I tried these today and unfortunately they were a disaster :-( The dough after pulsing was way too sticky and difficult to roll into balls forget stuffing them! Also, on deep-frying, some of the balls burst and oozed out their insides :-( What went wrong???

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    1. Pri..my apologies on getting back so late..now what could have gone wrong..perhaps the bread soaked up lot of milk making it really soggy..and once they go soggy, naturally they will not bind..
      bread is in itself a binding ingredient, so if it is over soggy it shall not hold the shape..shall give u a tip for next time..blend the bread in a mixer and make crumbs..adding milk gently bind a dough..this way they shall bind well and hold their shape and u shall b able to stuff them as well.all the best!

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  16. very lovely Vaishalii... i loved ur version...

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