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Total Time:
20 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Maida or American flour - 3 cups
  • Salt - to taste
  • Water - 3 cups
  • 1 - coconut, scraped
  • Sugar - 2 tbsp

How to Make

  • Mix flour with a little salted water, should be like chapatti dough.
  • Roll out using flour on a board like you would to make a chapatti.
  • Then using a small saucer or tiffin cover, just cut out the rounds, keep on a tray.
  • Now in a broad mouth vessel filled with a little more than 1/2 with water, allow to boil.
  • Once it starts to boil, drop 4 or 5 mallithas into the bubbling water.
  • When cooked, the mallithas will come to the top.
  • Remove with a flat spoon, drain well, place on a greased plate.
  • Use scraped coconut & sugar to eat.