A traditional Indian sweet – pancake like dessert cooked in ghee and served soaked in sugar syrup This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Reduced milk (khoya), Sugar
Cuisine Indian
Course Mithais
Prep Time 3.30-4 hour
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Malpua

  • 1/4 cup Reduced milk (khoya)
  • 300 grams Sugar
  • 30 grams Refined flour
  • as required Milk
  • to deep fry Ghee
  • to garnish Pistachios crushed
  • Sugar syrup
  • 300 grams Sugar
  • a few strands Saffron dissolved in 1 tablespoon milk


  1. Take milk in a bowl, add sugar, refined flour and milk and whisk well to make a smooth batter. Rest the batter for 3 hours.
  2. To make sugar syrup, take sugar in a non-stick pan, add 1 cup water and stir till the sugar melts. Cook further till the syrup comes to a boil. Add the saffron and mix well. Transfer into a bowl.
  3. Heat ghee in a wide mouthed flat-bottom pan. Pour a little batter to form a pancake. Pour hot ghee over it and turn over. When both sides are properly done, drain and immerse in the sugar syrup. Make more malpuas similarly.
  4. Drain them from the syrup and place on serving plates, garnish with pistachios and serve warm.