Gulab jamun

Gulab jamun: paleo, gluten-free, and allergy friendly

Gulab jamun is an Indian dessert that is everyone’s favorite. But if we are on a diet then we have to avoid typical gulab jamun because they are made of refined flour and a lot of sugar so here is the recipe for healthy, gluten-free paleo gulab jamun. It would be best if you tried this recipe.


  1. Almond flour – 1cup
  2. Arrowroot flour – ½ cup
  3. Coconut sugar – ½ cup
  4. Coconut flour – ¼ cup
  5. Baking soda – ½ tsp
  6. Full-fat canned coconut milk – ¾ cup
  7. Maple syrup – ¼ cup
  8. Ghee melted – 2 tbsp
  9. Egg -1

For syrup –

  1. Maple syrup – 1cup
  2. Coconut sugar – ¼ cup
  3. Water – ½ cup
  4. Lemon juice – ½ tsp
  5. Rose water – 1 tsp
  6. Ground cardamom – 1 tsp
  7. Saffron – a pinch
  8. Crushed pistachios – for garnishing  

Method :

  1. Firstly, preheat a donut hole maker or oven to 350 degrees F if using a donut pan.
  2. Then, take a large bowl put all the dry ingredients, and mix well.
  3. After that, put coconut milk, maple syrup, ghee, and egg and mix well.
  4. Now, scoop the batter into a zip lock bag and seal the top. Fill the batter into the mold filling it all the way.
  5. Then, cook until the donut machine indicator light goes off, and if cooking in the oven then bake for 15 min.
  6. After that, remove the donut and let them cool on a wire rack.

Method for making syrup:

  1. Firstly, take a saucepan add maple syrup, coconut sugar, water, lemon juice, rose water, cardamom, and saffron in it, and cook for 5-8 min on low medium heat.
  2. Then, turn off the heat, add donuts to the sauce pan, and let them soak in the syrup for 5-10 min.
  3. Finally, garnish them with pistachios and serve hot.

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