Ramadan Diary – 26th Roza

Supplication for today:-
The Holy Quran says in Chapter 3, The family of Imran Aayat 8:

“Our Lord!” (they say), “Let not our hearts deviate now after Thou hast guided us, but grant us mercy from Thine own Presence; for Thou art the Grantor of bounties without measure.”

Today’s to do:-

Invite your neighbours for Iftar-cum-dinner tonight and make them feel special.

Thought for the day:-

“Those who don’t command themselves soon become the receiver of commands from others.”

Recipe of the day:- Gulab Jaman

Dried milk powder 1 cup
Ghee 1 tbsp
Flour 2 tbsp
Cream 2 tbsp
Baking powder 1 1/2 tsp
Egg 1
Cardamon powder 1 tsp

For syrup:
Sugar 1 1/2 cup
Water 1 cup


1. Sift flour and baking powder.
2. Add dried milk in it.
3. Add ghee, egg and cream and cardimon powder.
4. Mix well and make a dough.
5.knead well for eight minutes.
6. Make small one inch balls.
7. heat oil on low flame.
8. Add balls in it when it is moderately hot on low flame.
9. when the balls float on the surface on oil, increase heat a bit.
10.Take out when light brown.
11. Put them into the syrup immediately.
12.Poke each with fork.

For syrup:Combine sugar with water and boil till it relatively thickens.
Add cardamons for flavor.

Enjoy hot or cold!

8 Comments so far

  1. Eid Mubarak (unregistered) on October 9th, 2007 @ 11:20 am

    Eid Mubarak.

    Your e card is waiting at:


  2. A for [pine]apple (unregistered) on October 9th, 2007 @ 2:22 pm

    Yum Yummmy :-)

  3. Pretty Simple (unregistered) on October 9th, 2007 @ 2:39 pm

    Nice post.. and great thought.
    I like to make Khoyey wali gulab jaman. Its the only thing in the world on which i experimented the most. I mean i tried to make gulab jamans of the things which it cant be made of :D …like white flour :))

  4. A for [pine]apple (unregistered) on October 10th, 2007 @ 12:48 am

    hey leemz, make a correction Aal e Imran is 3rd chapter and not the second one, minor but an error nevertheless!

    PS, you ever tried making gulab jamans of corn flour ;-) I once did :P

  5. (unregistered) on October 10th, 2007 @ 2:09 am

    Satan follower’s chalay MQM supporter of musharaf for divide the Pakistan and Karachi, Hyderabad & Rajasthan makes new country and trying to immerge with India.

  6. Pretty Simple (unregistered) on October 10th, 2007 @ 2:27 am

    Corn Flour :| …how cud u make balls with that? White flour works well, shape wise and look wise. Taste wise it truely fails with the hard part inside it.

  7. |eemz (unregistered) on October 10th, 2007 @ 7:32 am

    @ Eid Mubarak: Thank yo for sharing eid wishes with us.

    @Pineapple: Oh Lord! i didn’t have a single clue that it’s You Asma. Kewl! it’s nice seeing you here. And about the error in the Chapter’s name, ;) Severe action has been taken against it on my part:) Jazak Allah!

    @Pretty Simple: Girl try these ones. I always wanted to make those perfect, heavenly Gulab jaman regardless kai kisski hoon, tried a couple of recipes but failed miserably then got my hands on this one and Trust me, they are what i wanted. ‘ve made them four to five times, and even made them on sehri. hehehe

    Corn flour, flour girls! what’s going on? Nido powder milk rules bhai! :)

  8. A for [pine]apple (unregistered) on October 10th, 2007 @ 9:27 am

    PS: I was naive enoughh to take coorn flour as white flour then, years back :*)

    Leemz: Heheh – shocked ya :P
    now you know my identity … oooh!

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