Crisp and sweet malpuas are a treat for the taste buds.


Malpuas are the delightfully sweet and savory version of pancakes, quite loved and eaten in India. The most famous places, where malpuas are a part of daily diet of the people are Udaipur and Pushkar. People visiting these places from all over the world make it a point to taste this wonderfully sweet delicacy served here as a specialty. The main ingredients of this dish include coarsely ground wheat flour and sugar. The malpuas are also cooked on special festive occasions like Teej and Diwali. So this festive season with the help of easy to make malpua recipe given in this article, cook this scrumptious sweet at your home.


For the syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • Saffron strands
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
For the malpua:
  • 500 gms all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 400 gms sweetened condensed milk
  • Slivered almonds and pistachios to garnish
  • Ghee
  • Take a thick bottom pan and mix milk with 1 cup sugar.
  • Then place it on the flam and while stirring reduce the volume of the mixture, to a fourth of its original quantity.
  • Then remove it from gas and cool as well as chill it in the refrigerator.
  • Next mix matching quantities of water and sugar in a pan and boil it until single threat syrup is formed.
  • Then, put in it cardamom powder, saffron threads and stir the mixture well.
  • Let it rest for a while.
  • Then blend the condensed milk, flour and baking powder in a large mixing bowl and blend all the ingredients together to form a smooth paste.
  • Next, place enough cooking oil in a pan to deep fry malpuas and heat it well.
  • Then forming 4" in diameter circular shapes, pour the batter into the oil, keep frying till it turns golden brown.
  • Now remove from the oil and put straight away in the sugar syrup.
  • Leave there for around 2 to 3 minutes and then drain on a wire rack.
  • Now your malpuas are ready to serve and you can garnish it with rabri and slivered nuts.