Most of us are attracted to all things sweet. Now it’s time to smother that sweet tooth with love. This instant Malpua recipe will help you do just that. Malpua is made with the goodness of milk, sugar and mild flavouring from cardamom pearls and saffron.
This delicious Indian sweet is traditionally made during the festive season. This famous Indian pancake soaked in sugar syrup or rabdi is very popular is Orissa, Rajasthan and parts of UP and it’s made especially for the Oriya festival of Raja Shankaranti.
It’s also made in other Northern regions like Bengal and Assam. So the next time you’re planning an Indian feast, give this sugar coated fritters a try. This recipe requires very few commonly available ingredients and the malpua is to be deep-fried first and then left to soak in the flavours of the sugar syrup.
It’s also popularly known as Amalu in Oriya. Making this delicacy at home might seem like a herculean task, but the recipe is extremely easy to follow and you can treat yourself to restaurant quality malpuas, right at the comforts of your home.
So make this mouth-watering delicacy and watch it disappear as your loved ones relish spoonfuls of this fabulous Indian dessert. There are variations of this basic recipe that are becoming quite popular, sometimes fruits are also used to make these. You can make this Best Malpua with banana or strawberries too.
You could try this recipe for any festival or Pooja, it’s also a great mithai to make for Diwali.
If this sugar dunked sweet doesn’t speak of love, then what does?
On our many visits to Jaipur, we used to relish this sweet and at that time, I never thought to make this at home. It’s the first time, I have tried this and trust me, it came out wonderful.
The recipe to make it is very simple and requires no skills. Just mix the batter and pour it in hot ghee. That’s all you have to do to make this wonderful sweet at home. Mostly, it is eaten warm and they have this crisp, gooey texture which pleases the palate whenever you eat it.
Though during festivals like Holi, Diwali or Rakshabandhan, it can be bought from the shop, it is so much fun to make them at home and see these yummy golden delights getting fried!
For all the festive meals, you could serve this as a dessert or a sweet. Do this Best Malpua recipe and make it pretty soon! Here is Malpua recipe step by step.
Best Malpua Recipe
Kesar Rabdi recipe is here.
Malpua is a traditional Indian sweet from Rajasthan which is basically a fried pancake dunked in sugar syrup. Here is How to make Malpua.
- 1 and 1/2 cup Milk Warm
- 1/2 cup Khoya Grated
- 1 cup Golden Harvest Maida
- 1 tsp Saunf Coarsely Ground
- 2 tsp Sugar
- 1 pinch Salt
- 1 pinch Baking Powder
- Ghee for frying
For Sugar Syrup
- 1 cup Sugar
- 1/4 cup Water
- 2-3 Cardamom Ground
- 8-10 strands Saffron
Add sugar, cardamom, saffron and water in a pan.
Cook till the syrup is of one string consistency.
Mix half of the warm milk and khoya in a bowl.
Mix till khoya is combined.
Add half of the maida and mix to make a smooth paste.
Add the remaining maida and make a smooth paste.
Add sugar, saunf, salt and baking powder.
Add the remaining milk and mix well.
Keep aside for 10 minutes.
Heat ghee in a shallow pan.
Mix the batter and pour a small ladle full ( approx 2 tbsp ) in the hot ghee. ( The ghee should not be too hot )
Simmer the heat to low and fry the malpua on both the sides till golden brown.
Remove from ghee and dip in the sugar syrup for 2 minutes.
Serve hot as such or with kesar rabdi.
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