How to make Jujubes -

Children’s delight that elders will also enjoy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Sugar (चीनी), Liquid glucose (लिक्विड ग्लुकोस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts


Jujubes Recipe Card


Hindi: cheeni
Ever imagined what life would be without some meetha? The gulab jamuns, barfis, pedas, laddoos, modaks, halwas…you can say let the sugar substitutes rule but not everything is possible with substitutes! One of oldest flavourings and condiments used by mankind, this ingredient is an instant provider of energy. Also available in various types, sugar is either derived from sugarcane or beetroot.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Jujubes Recipe

  • Sugar 250 grams for coating

  • Liquid glucose 2 tablespoons

  • Gelatin 2 tablespoons

  • Vanilla essence 2 teaspoons

  • Orange colour edible few drops

  • Yellow Colour edible few drops

  • Blue colour edible few drops


Step 1

Heat sugar and liquid glucose in a small deep non-stick pan. Add ½ cup water, mix and bring to boil.

Step 2

Take gelatin in a bowl. Add 2 tablespoons water and set aside to bloom. Add to sugar-glucose mixture and mix till it dissolves.

Step 3

Add vanilla essence, mix and cook for 1 minute.

Step 4

Divide the mixture into 3 different bowls. Add edible orange colour to the1st bowl and mix well. Similarly, add edible yellow colour to the 2nd bowl and edible blue colour to the 3rd bowl.

Step 5

Pour the mixtures in chocolate mould tray and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Remove from refrigerator and demould. These are jujubes.

Step 6

Spread sugar on a plate. Coat the jujubes with sugar and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.