How to make Malpua -

Refined flour pancakes fried in ghee and dunked in sugar syrup.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Milk (दूध), Sugar (चीनी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts


Malpua Recipe Card


Refined flour pancakes deep fried in ghee and dunked in sugar syrup. Malpuas are a deliciously sweet way to begin any occasion or end any meal. These delicious Indian sweet is made in several ways across the country. This recipe is one of the simplest ways to make malpua. Tastes delicious served hot with a side of cold rabdi.

Prep Time : 3-3.30 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Difficult

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Malpua Recipe

  • Milk 1 litre

  • Sugar 300 grams

  • Saffron (kesar) 1 gram

  • Refined flour (maida) 30 grams

  • Ghee 500 grams


Step 1

Boil milk in a heavy-bottomed pan till it is reduced and reaches a coating consistency.

Step 2

Reserve thirty grams of sugar and make one-string sugar syrup with the rest of the sugar. Dissolve saffron in a teaspoon of hot milk. Add it to the sugar syrup.

Step 3

Cool the reduced milk and add refined flour and the reserved sugar.

Step 4

Mix well and make a batter of pouring consistency using a little milk if required. Keep aside for three hours.

Step 5

Heat ghee in a wide mouthed flat-bottomed kadai. Pour a little batter to form a pancake. Pour hot ghee over it and turn over.

Step 6

When both sides are properly done, drain and immerse in the sugar syrup. Serve warm.

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