Malpua recipe is an exotic pancake dessert snack which is hugely popular for the combination of malpua with rabri. This recipe is also known as bengali malpua recipe or instant malpua recipe because it is prepared with normal milk. It is typically served with the non vegetarian curries like mutton and chicken curries during feast or any religious events.


for malpua

• 1 cup maida / plain flour / all purpose flour
• ½ cup rava / semolina / bombay rava / sooji
• ¼ cup sugar
• ½ tsp fennel / saunf, powdered
• ¼ tsp cardamom powder / elachi powder
• ½ cup milk / rabri
• water as required, to prepare batter
• oil for deep frying
• rabri for serving
• dry fruits for garnishing

for sugar syrup:

• 1 cup sugar
• ½ cup water
• ¼ tsp cardamom powder / elachi powder
• few threads saffron

Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)

1. firstly, in a large mixing bowl take maida, rava and sugar.
2. also add fennel powder and cardamom powder.
3. further add milk or rabri.
4. mix well making sure there are no lumps in the batter.
5. add water as required and mix well.
6. make sure the batter is of smooth poring consistency.
7. further whisk the batter for atleast 5 minutes.
8. cover and rest the batter for 30 minutes.
9. pour the batter into hot oil / ghee.
10. once the malpua starts to float, splash oil over malpuas.
11. and also press gently with the help of perforated spoon.
12. the malpuas will puff up like poori.
13. now fry both sides till they turn golden brown.
14. drain the malpuas onto the a kitchen towel to remove excess oil
15. now soak the malpuas into hot sugar syrup.
16. rest for 10 minutes making sure both the sides of malpua are soaked well.
17. finally, serve malpuas hot with rabri and garnished with few nuts.

Recipe Credits: Hebbar's Kitchen

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