Holi 2020- Celebrate Festival Of Colors With Homemade Malpua
By: Pinki Thu, 27 Feb 2020 12:09 PM
Malpua, a traditional north Indian sweet, is a pancake-like, ghee-fried and sugar-dipped dish which will leave you drooling. Malpua is a popular dessert recipe of North Indian cuisine and is something that you can prepare easily at home. It is a famous delight during festivals and can be prepared in several ways depending on the region. The very reason that malpua can be made in a number of ways is something that can get you excited for it.
Traditionally, Malpua is deep fried in ghee and then dipped in a sugar syrup. However, if you want a little healthy version of this popular dessert recipe, then you can shallow fry the malpuas. Malpuas are known to be crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, which will melt in your mouth in just a minute.
1 cup flour
1 cup khoya, grated
1 and 1/2 cup water, warm
10 pista, blanched and cut into thin pieces
8 almonds, blanched and cut into thin pieces
6 Tbsp ghee
4 cups sugar syrup
* Mix the water and the flour to form a smooth lump-less batter.
* Mix the khoya with water together to form a thick batter.
* Mix the khoya and flour batter together to form a lump-less smooth batter of thick consistency.
* Melt ghee in a pan.
* Cook on low heat for a while.
* Add the khoya and flour batter 1Tbsp in circular motion in the center of the pan of ghee.
* Put some more spoonful circular structures around the center of the pan of ghee.
* Turn over the malpuas and cook again.
* Cook for a while till the malpua's edges starts getting red.
* After this, dip the malpuas in sugar syrup.
* After a while take out the malpua's from the sugar syrup and layer them in a plate.
* Garnish with almonds, pistachio and saffron.