Sweet Experiment: How To Make Paneer Gulab Jamun At Home
Image Credit: Paneer Gulab Jamun

Paneer gulab jamuns are chewy, unlike our regular jamuns; it's an indulgent sweet easily made at home. However, paneer gulab jamun are more like rasgulla texture but needs time to absorb the sugary syrup. Don't worry? After all, it's sugar and paneer. So what is the delay? Learn the recipe today with this article.


  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 Minutes 
  • Serves 10 people

Ingredients for Paneer Gulab Jamun

  • 500 grams paneer 
  • 2 tbsp wheat flour 
  • 2 tbsp cornflour 
  • 1/2 cup water 
  • Ghee as needed 

Ingredients for sugar syrup

  • A large bowl and saucepan 
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder 
  • A pinch of saffron 
  • 2 cups sugar 
  • 1 cup water 

How to make paneer gulab jamun? 

  1. First, grate the cheese. Now, add flour, cornflour and half a cup of water little by little to the grated paneer and knead a soft dough. 
  2. Now make small balls from the dough. Place a saucepan on the flame and add ghee after its heated. 
  3. When the ghee melts or becomes hot, put the balls in it and fry till it becomes golden. 
  4. Please take out the gulab jamuns on tissue paper so that the excess ghee dries up.

How to make sugar syrup?

  1. Put sugar and water in a pan or saucepan and keep it on low flame. Keep mixing it till the sugar dissolves. 
  2. When the sugar dissolves, increase the flame and bring the syrup to a boil. 
  3. When this sugary water thickens and starts forming strings, then your sugar syrup is ready. 
  4. Then add cardamom and saffron, now mix and switch off the flame. 
  5. Now put gulab jamun in the prepared syrup and keep it for 10 to 15 minutes. Finally, paneer gulab jamun is set to be served hot to your loved ones. 

Note: Keep the flame low while frying the balls, as only then the gulab jamuns will sink well.