Preheat oven to 350 F.
Line a muffin tin with muffin liners or use 6 silicone muffin molds and spray with non stick spray.
Using a coffee/spice grinder, grind the cardamom seeds with the sugar.
In a large bowl, beat sugar, egg, yogurt and syrup.
In a small bowl, combine flour, salt and baking powder. Whisk to remove any lumps.
Add flout to wet ingredients and mix until thoroughly combined.
Place about 1 ½ tablespoons of batter on the bottom of each muffin mold.
Place the gulab jamun in the middle of each mold of batter, pressing down a little.
Place remaining batter on top, making sure the gulab jamun is completely covered.
Transfer to oven. Bake for 20-25 minutes until set and a tester inserted into cupcake part comes out clean.
Cool and enjoy with fresh fruit!