Crumble khoya finely.
Add to it maida, milk and baking soda and knead it together to make a dough.
Keep it aside for 1 hour.
Heat oil in a kadai or a pan.
Once hot, turn the flame to medium.
Make small balls (spherical or oval) off the dough.
Take a small portion of the mix and deep fry to test the consistency of the mix.
:- If the ball breaks, then the mix is too moist, so add little more flour and adjust the consistency.
Fry all the balls till golden brown.
Drain the oil and immerse immediatly into the syrup.
For making the Syrup:
1)Take a pan and add sugar and enough water.
Stir the contents, till you get a thread-like consistency.
Add cardamom powder to this and mix well.
:- If immersed immediatly, the crispness of the jamuns is maintained.
:- Maximum preparation time other than dough setting is 20 min.