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Shahenshahi Malpura Recipe

Shahenshahi Malpura is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Friday, 14 July, 2017
Category :
Kid-Friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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  • ½ cup - flour (maida)
  • ¼ cup - ground Sugar
  • ½ cup - grained Sugar
  • ½ tsp - Saffron strands
  • 3 cups - Milk
  • 25 gms - Pistachios (blanched and sliced)
  • 25 gms - each of almonds, walnuts, Cashewnuts and Charoli
  • 1 tsp - Cardamom powder, oil or Ghee for deep frying
  • silver foil and a few rose petals
  • How to Make Shahenshahi Malpura:

    1. Mix together the flour and ground sugar, and add enough water to form a thick batter.
    2. Soak the saffron in 1 tbsp. of hot milk for 5 mins and then crush to a paste.
    3. Coarsely grind almonds, walnuts, cashew nuts and charoli.
    4. Heat the milk, adding the grained sugar, cardamom and pounded nuts.
    5. Cook until the milk is reduced to about half its original quantity.
    6. Remove from fire and keep warm.
    7. Now heat the ghee to smoking, reduce heat and throw drops of batter (each a tbsp of thickness) into it.
    8. Spread each into a thin, round shape.
    9. Deep fry to a rich golden colour. Drain, then cover with foil and place in a serving dish.
    10. When you have fried all the malpuras like this, pour the prepared milk all over and sprinkle saffron on top.
    11. Serve immediately, garnished with rose petals and pistachios.


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