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Why is Gulab Jamun called gulab jamun?

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Asked by priya sharma, 26 Oct '10 12:34 pm
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Gulab jamun originates from an Arabic dessert, Luqmat Al-Qadi (Arabic for "the judge's bite"), that became popular in the Indian Subcontinent during the Mughal era. Rosewater syrup is often used; however saffron syrup and honey are also common. The dessert also became popular in Turkish-speaking areas, spreading to the Ottoman Empire.

Gulab jamun gets its brownish red color because of the sugar content in the milk powder or khoya. In other types of gulab jamun, sugar is added in the dough, and after frying, the sugar caramelization gives it its dark, almost black colour, which is then called kala jamun, "black jamun".
The term gulab jamun comes from Persian, gulab, "rosewater" referring to the rosewater-scented syrup, and Hindustani jamun, m., "Syzygium jambolanum" (also jma, m., from the Hindustani language), a South Asian fruit with a similar size and shape.
Answered by ankit shivam, 26 Oct '10 12:40 pm

 
  
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Pehle khilao kha ker bata pau ga wesse duniya ka pehla gulab jamun jis halwai ne banaya uska name gulab juman tha so uske name se ye gulab jamun ho gaya
Answered by ravi kumar, 26 Oct '10 12:40 pm

 
  
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Becoz gulab can be used in sweets for making or decoration so people compare gulab jamun as sweet like gulab.
Answered by bhadresh sharma, 26 Oct '10 12:37 pm

 
  
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Ladkiyon ke gol gol gulabi gaal jaise hote hain shayed isliye.
Answered by Mohammed Hussamuddin, 26 Oct '10 12:42 pm

 
  
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Y priya sharma called priya sharma ......
Answered by ANSH, 26 Oct '10 12:36 pm

 
  
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Dont ever ask me tht lol :)
Answered by silver, 26 Oct '10 12:35 pm

 
  
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