Gulab Jamun Twist Cookies

Gulab Jamun Twist Cookies - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Gulab Jamun twist cookies are not only fun to bake but also delicious. Gulab Jamun, one of India's most popular desserts, is prepared across the country for various occasions.
It's a staple in festivities everywhere. Introducing the 'no deep fry' Gulab Jamuns, with a twist inspired by famous Italian cookies or Nonna's twist cookies.
These cookies, filled with pistachios, are baked to perfection. Enjoy them as they are or let them soak in sugar syrup. Whether you prefer them crunchy or soft, they are irresistibly delicious.
Presenting the fusion recipe of Gulab Jamun twist cookies.
4.80 from 4 votes
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Fusion, Indian, Italian
Recipe Taste: Sweet
Calories 295 kcal
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

For the Cookies

  • 1 cup Gulab Jamun Mix
  • 1/4 cup Whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 1 Egg yolk optional, for the glaze

For the filling:

  • cup Pistachios crushed
  • 1/2 cup Powdered sugar
  • 1 egg whites

For the sugar syrup

  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
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Instructions
 

  • Take the Gulab jamun mix (I used MTR Gulab Jamun mix), and wholewheat flour in a bowl.
  • Add water little by little and mix.
  • Knead to form a soft dough.
    Gulab Jamun Twist Cookies - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now, to prepare the filling, beat the egg white until it form frothy.
    Gulab Jamun Twist Cookies - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • To this, add the powdered sugar and beat again.
  • Now fold in the crushed pistachios.
    Gulab Jamun Twist Cookies - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Keep the filling mixture aside.
  • Dust the work surface with flour.
  • Divide the dough into two equal halves.
  • Roll out one half into a square of the thickness of that of a roti.
    Gulab Jamun Twist Cookies - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Divide the filling mixture into two and spread a layer of the filling on the entire surface of the rolled out dough.
    Gulab Jamun Twist Cookies - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now fold the bottom 1/3 part of the rolled out dough upwards.
    Gulab Jamun Twist Cookies - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Then bring down the top 1/3 part of the rolled out dough down.
    Gulab Jamun Twist Cookies - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now the filling is sealed inside the dough.
  • With a sharp knife cut out strips of about 1/2 inch wide.
    Gulab Jamun Twist Cookies - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Twist each piece to form the shape of twist cookies.
  • Repeat the same process for the second half of the dough.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 degree centigrade.
  • Line a baking tray and place the twisted cookies.
    Gulab Jamun Twist Cookies - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Beat the egg yolk and apply egg wash on the cookies.
    Gulab Jamun Twist Cookies - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Sprinkle sugar on top.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
    Gulab Jamun Twist Cookies - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Allow the cookies to cool.
  • Prepare the sugar syrup by boiling water and sugar for 5 minutes.
  • Allow to cool.
  • Now pour the sugar syrup on the cookies and relish the crunchy gulab jamun twist cookies. (If you want the cookies to be soft and drenched completely in sugar syrup, soak the cookies in hot sugar syrup for 15-20 minutes).
    Gulab Jamun Twist Cookies - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

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4.80 from 4 votes

Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 65g | Vitamin A: 66IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.4mg
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femina shiraz
femina shiraz

I love to eat good food and serve delicious food to my family and friends too.

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