About Malpua Recipe: Malpua is an traditional Indian sweet, popular in the state of Odisha. It is prepared during the festival of Poush Sankranti in Bengal. It is also the morning food which is served to lord Jagannath in his temple. A pancake like delicacy that is prepared during many other festivals in Indian homes. Easy and quick, Malpua has simple ingredients, full of flavour.
Ingredients of Malpua
- For the malpua batter:
- 1 cup flour
- 1 cups khoya, grated
- 1 1/2 cup water (warm 60-70 degrees)
- For the malpua:
- 10 pista (cut into thin pieces), blanched
- 8 almonds (cut into thin pieces), blanched
- Few saffron
- 6 tbsp ghee
- 4 cups sugar syrup
How to Make Malpua
- Prepare the malpua batter:
- 1.Mix the water and the flour to form a smooth lump-less batter.
- 2.Mix the khoya with water together to form a thick batter.
- 3.Mix the khoya and flour batter together to form a lump-less smooth batter of thick consistency.
- Prepare the malpua:
- 1.Melt ghee in a pan. Cook on low heat for a while.
- 2.Add the khoya and flour batter 1Tbsp in circular motion in the center of the pan of ghee.
- 3.Put some more spoonful circular structures around the center of the pan of ghee. Turn over the malpuas and cook again.
- 4.Cook for a while till the malpua's edges starts getting red.
- 5.After this, dip the malpuas in sugar syrup.
- 6.After a while take out the malpua's from the sugar syrup and layer them in a plate.
- 7.Garnish with almonds, pistachio and saffron.
Key Ingredients: flour, khoya, water (warm 60-70 degrees), pista (cut into thin pieces), almonds (cut into thin pieces), saffron, ghee, sugar syrup