Tiramisu Gulab Jamun

A recipe that exemplifies culinary innovation. If you love fusion recipes or enjoy experimenting with different food and flavours, this one is just for you! Tiramisu is a traditional Italian coffee-flavoured dessert that has been layered here with Gulab Jamun, an Indian sweet that is starchy & sweet, to create an overall magical dessert. The literal meaning of Tiramisu in Italian is “pick me up” or “cheer me up”. As the name implies, this is an iconic Italian dessert that is served at the end of the meal that hopefully “cheers you up.


Gulab jamun will always be on top of the most loved indian desserts but regular ones are generally too oversweet without any other flavour. So here is a coffee flavoured gulab jamun recipe that balances out the flavour while keeping its original essence intact.


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An Indian Fusion Dessert that is an amazing combination of traditional Italian coffee-flavoured dessert called Tiramisu which is soft, luscious, and buttery, and an Indian dessert of fried dough balls that are soaked in a sweet, sticky sugar syrup famously known as Gulab jamun…Gulab means 'rose water' and Jamun refers to a berry of a similar size and colour.

Quick and Easy Tiramisu Gulab Jamun

This is an amazing innovation that turned our sweet traditional Gulab Jamun into an Italian dessert. An absolutely crowd-pleasing dessert that is simple and super easy to prepare and can do just the trick. It’s seriously as easy as 1,2,3! They’re great for a mid-week snack, served after dinner, or just when you need something sweet in a pinch. Perfect for get-togethers, potlucks, or just a midnight snack.

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How to make Tiramisu Gulab Jamun?

 1) Take a large bowl. Add milk powder, maida, curd, salt, baking soda, milk and ghee and mix thoroughly to make a tight dough.

Gulab Jamun

2) Make small balls of the dough (approx 5-7 gms) and deep fry them in a Meyer Kadai. Fry them till they are fully cooked and turn golden brown.
Tiramisu Gulab Jamun

3) Next step is to prepare the sugar syrup that will add sweetness to the gulab jamun. Without this step, gulab jamun will taste bland and flavourless. For this, boil water and add sugar as well as coffee and let it reduce by 50% .
Coffe Gulab Jamun

4) Soak these balls in the coffee and sugar syrup overnight so that they completely absorb the flavour.
Gulab Jamun

5) In a serving dish, pipe sweet whipped cream and place the soaked gulab jamuns on top and garnish them with coffee powder. Refrigerate until ready to serve!
Gulab Jamun

 Expert Tips

1) You can add a mix of cardamom & rose water in the whipped cream for an absolutely divine experience! 

2) If you prefer a stronger coffee taste, add in another tsp of espresso to the boiling water.

3) You can also serve this dessert with the espresso liquid drizzled on top.

4) You can top with some edible roses, just before serving.

5) If the dough feels too dry, add a bit more yoghurt.

6) If the dough feels too sticky, add a little bit more flour.

7) Prepare this on over medium heat until the temperature reaches 350°F (180°C).

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