How to make Orange Malpua -

Orange flavoured malpuas garnished with pistachios.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Oranges (संतरे), Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Orange Malpua

Orange Malpua Recipe Card


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.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Orange Malpua Recipe

  • Oranges 3

  • Milk 500 millilitres

  • Orange flavour powder 4 tablespoons

  • Sugar 3 cups

  • Mawa (khoya) 50 grams +

  • Ghee to deep fry

  • Pistachios sliced 10-12


Step 1

Peel the oranges and separate the segments. Peel each segment and remove seeds.

Step 2

Heat three cups sugar with three cups water and cook to make a syrup. Take refined flour in a bowl.

Step 3

Add milk and whisk to make a smooth batter. Add fifty grams of mawa and mix well. Add two tablespoons orange flavoured powder and mix. Add green cardamom powder and mix well. Add the remaining orange flavoured powder to the sugar syrup and mix. Strain the

Step 4

Heat desi ghee in a shallow pan. Pour a ladle of batter and spread to make a roundel. Fry till the underside is golden. Flip and fry till the other side is equally cooked. Similarly prepare the rest of the malpuas.

Step 5

Take some of the syrup in another pan, add orange segments and stew for two to three minutes. Drain the malpuas from the ghee and dip them in the syrup. Put the stewed orange segments in individual serving bowls.

Step 6

Take the malpuas from the syrup and place them over the stewed orange segments. Sprinkle a little mawa and place another malpua over it.

Step 7

Garnish with sliced pistachios and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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