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Total Time:
4 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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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

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