Soft, sinfully delicious gulab jamuns Add 1/4 measure of water to 1 measure of mix and knead the mix gently into a dough. Set aside for 5 min. Make small balls and fry in hot oil ghee over a low flame until golden brown. Soak the gulab jamuns in hot sugar syrup until they completely absorb the syrup and serve. Sugar syrup: Add equal measures of sugar and water and boil for 15 min (this pack needs 800g of sugar). Add rose essence or cardamom powder if desired.