Plain Malpua

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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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

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