Paneer Malpua Recipe

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Paneer Malpua
How to make Paneer Malpua
  • Recipe Servings: 10
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Paneer Malpua Recipe | Malpua Recipe: A popular, pancake like Indian dessert from North India which is usually prepared on festivals and special occasions. A delicious Indian dessert which is soaked in syrup before serving. Quite popular in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and parts of West Bengal, with each having a different version of cooking it. This version is made with paneer and khoya.

Ingredients of Paneer Malpua

  • 100 Gram Paneer, grated
  • 100 Gram Khoya (solidified milk, crumbled)
  • 50 Gram Arrowroot
  • 120 Ml Milk
  • 1/4 tsp Elaichi, powdered
  • For pan frying Ghee
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 120 Ml Water
  • 1/8 tsp Kesar (saffron)
  • For garnishing Almonds (shredded), blanched

How to Make Paneer Malpua

  • 1.Place the paneer, khoya, arrowroot and elaichi in a bowl, and beat till smooth.
  • 2.Mix in enough milk to form a thick smooth batter of dropping consistency.
  • 3.In a broad pan, dissolve the sugar over low heat in the water, stirring all the time and not letting it come to a boil.
  • 4.Once it is dissolved increase the heat, add the kesar and let the syrup cook till-- a drop on the thumb, pressed with a finger and pulled apart forms a `thread'.
  • 5.Heat the ghee, drop equivalent to a tablespoon of the batter into it, lower the heat to medium and cook till light brown on both sides. Lift out of the fat and drop into the syrup.
  • 6.When all of them are thus dropped into the syrup, turn once and leave till ready to serve.
  • 7.Lift out and serve hot, garnished with almonds.
Key Ingredients: Paneer, Khoya (solidified milk, crumbled), Arrowroot, Milk, Elaichi, Ghee, Sugar, Water, Kesar (saffron), Almonds (shredded)