Aloo Gulab Jamun

Ready in 20 minutes
Complexity: Sous Chef
Serves 20 People
Side Dish

Don’t let the trick name fool you. Aloo Gulab Jamun are tasty little balls made from mashed potatoes then drizzled with a special syrup for a sweet and savory treat.

Aloo Gulab Jamun
Serves: 20 pieces
  • 1¼ cups Idahoan® CREAMY Classic Mashed Potatoes
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1½ cups all purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup water, room temperature
  • Cardamom Simple Syrup:
  • 3 cups water
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 5-6 cardamom, whole pods
  1. Combine all the dry ingredients together.
  2. Add the eggs and water slowly. Mix well to combine until a uniform dough is formed. Roll the dough into 1” round balls and fry at 350°F until golden brown.
  3. Place in a high-walled baking dish and soak in the cardamom simple syrup.
  4. Soak the gulab jamun for at least 8 hours, preferably overnight, in the refrigerator.
  5. Serve cold.


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