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Plain Malpua Recipe

Plain Malpua is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 20 July, 2017
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 5
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  • For the syrup:
  • 400g - Sugar
  • 400g - water
  • Saffron strands
  • 1/2 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • For the malpua:
  • 250g - Maida
  • 100g - khoya
  • 150g - Milk
  • Ghee
  • Water as required
  • Slivered Almonds and Pistachios to garnish
  • How to Make Plain Malpua:

    1. For the syrup: Mix water and sugar in a thick-bottomed pan.
    2. Boil and stir it continuously till a single-thread consistency is obtained.
    3. Add cardamom powder, saffron threads, mix well.
    4. Keep it aside to use later. For the malpua:
    5. Mix maida, milk and sugar in a pan to make a thick paste.
    6. Meanwhile heat enough ghee in a deep frying pan to cook the malpuas.
    7. Pour the batter into the oil to form circles about 4 inches in diameter.
    8. Cook till golden brown.
    9. Remove from the oil and put directly into the sugar syrup.
    10. Remove after 2-3 minutes and drain on a wire rack.
    11. Now to serve, place 2 malpuas in a plate and garnish with cream.


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