Refined flour pancakes fried in ghee and dunked in sugar syrup. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Milk, Sugar
Cuisine Indian
Course Desserts
Prep Time 3-3.30 hour
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Difficult
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Malpua

  • 1 litre Milk
  • 300 grams Sugar
  • 1 gram Saffron (kesar)
  • 30 grams Refined flour (maida)
  • 500 grams Ghee


  1. Boil milk in a heavy-bottomed pan till it is reduced and reaches a coating consistency.
  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.
  3. Cool the reduced milk and add refined flour and the reserved sugar.
  4. Mix well and make a batter of pouring consistency using a little milk if required. Keep aside for three hours.
  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.
  6. When both sides are properly done, drain and immerse in the sugar syrup. Serve warm.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1670
Carbohydrates 134.9
Protein 52.3
Fat 102.7
Other Fiber Calcium- 1983.4mg