Malpua Recipe | Breakfast Care

Malpua is a fried pancake dunked in sugar syrup.
It is a traditional Indian sweet from Rajasthan and Orissa. It is also popular in other countries like Bangladesh and Nepal.

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup dry milk powder
  • 1/3 cup desiccated coconut powder
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1.5 cups white sugar, granulated
  • A pinch of baking powder
  • 1.5 cups milk
  • Green cardamoms
  • Saffron strands
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Ghee
  • A pinch of salt

  • In a pan, boil 1 cup sugar with 3/4 cup water on medium flame.
  • Add crushed cardamom pods and saffron strands.
  • Add lemon juice and let the syrup simmer until it becomes sticky.
  • In a bowl, add flour, milk powder and desiccated coconut.
  • Add crushed fennel seeds, sugar, pinch of salt and pinch of baking powder and mix well together.
  • Add warm milk, little by little and whisk to form a smooth batter.
  • Heat ghee in a pan on medium heat.
  • Pour a small ladle full of batter into the hot oil and form a round circle.
  • Fry the malpua in low-medium flame until golden brown.
  • Flip and fry the other side until golden brown.
  • Remove the malpua from oil carefully, drain the oil.
  • Dip the malpua in prepared sugar syrup.
  • Remove malpua from the sugar syrup and place on serving plate. 
  • Garnish with nuts and serve.
  • Enjoy!

You can use oil if ghee is not available.

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