Malpua Recipe - Shallow-fried sweet pancakes of refined flour and milk.

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Main Ingredients : Milk(दूध), Sugar(चीनी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Malpua checkout Kesari Indrayani , Coconut Bread Pudding , Coconut Custard , Chennar Payesh . You can also find more Desserts recipes like Kadala Payasam (Chanadal Kheer), Coffee Muffins, Chhenar Payesh, Chenna Poda. Or try out these recipes from Indian Cuisine like Mango Chutney, Badami Rava Burfi, Vaghareli Chaas , Til and Dry Fruits Laddoo.

Malpua Recipe - How to make Malpua


Prep Time : 3-3.30 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : High


  • Milk 1 litre

  • Sugar 300 grams

  • Saffron (kesar) 1 gram

  • Refined flour (maida) 30 grams

  • Ghee 500 grams


Step 1

Boil milk in a heavy-bottomed pan till it is reduced and reaches a coating consistency.

Step 2

Reserve thirty grams of sugar and make one-string sugar syrup with the rest of the sugar. Dissolve saffron in a teaspoon of hot milk. Add it to the sugar syrup.

Step 3

Cool the reduced milk and add refined flour and the reserved sugar.

Step 4

Mix well and make a batter of pouring consistency using a little milk if required. Keep aside for three hours.

Step 5

Heat ghee in a wide mouthed flat-bottomed kadai. Pour a little batter to form a pancake. Pour hot ghee over it and turn over.

Step 6

When both sides are properly done, drain and immerse in the sugar syrup. Serve warm.

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