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Malpoa Recipe

Malpoa is a popular Indian Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • semolina - 1/2 cup
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 1 cup
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Flour (maida) - 3/4 cup
  • Cooking soda - 1/8 tsp
  • Khova (milk reduced to thick paste) - 2 tbsp
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Ghee or oil to deep fry
  • How to Make Malpoa:

    1. Soak semolina in milk for a couple of hours.
    2. Heat sugar and water together till sugar is dissolved. Boil steadily till the syrup is slightly sticky. (Do not make it too thick).
    3. Combine flour with soda. Add mashed khova and oil.
    4. Add semolina mixture and mix well till a smooth batter is formed.
    5. Add extra milk if needed to make the batter of thick dropping consistency
    6. Heat ghee or oil frying. (moderately hot).
    7. Drop about 1/2 cup of batter in it and fry till golden brown.
    8. Dip it in the syrup and transfer to a serving plate.
    9. Use all the batter thus.
    10. Pour the remaining syrup on malpoas and sprinkle with cardamom powder.


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