How to make Sufi Malpua -

Fennel seeds and saffron flavoured malpuas

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member mehak naaz.

Main Ingredients : Semolina, Refined Flour

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Sufi Malpua

Sufi 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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Sufi Malpua Recipe

  • Semolina 1/2 cup

  • Refined Flour 1/2 cup

  • Condensed milk 1/2 cup

  • Ghee to shallow

  • Sugar 2 cups

  • Green cardamom 1

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 2 teaspoons

  • Saffron (kesar) a few strands

  • Almonds sliced for garnish

  • Pistachios sliced for garnish


Step 1

In a large bowl mix together semolina, maida, condensed milk and one teaspoon ghee and keep it aside.

Step 2

Heat a non-stick pan. Add one cup water, sugar, green cardamom, saunf, saffron and cook till the sugar dissolves. Remove and allow to cool.

Step 3

Heat a non-stick tawa. Pour a ladle full batter on the tawa. Cook it with the help of ghee till golden brown.Take them out and put them syrup.

Step 4

Put them in on a serving platter and pour the rest of the syrup on top. Serve garnished with almonds and pistachios.

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