Malpua is a sweet pan cake, a traditional dessert from Rajasthan, Maharastra, and West Bengal. The making of pan cakes vary from state to state. Malpuas are served with thick and creamy rabdi. You can make malpua easily at home! Malpua recipe is a traditional Indian sweet which is basically a sweet deep fried pancake dunked in sugar syrup and served with sweet thickened milk.
For the uninitiated, malpua is a thin deep fried crepe that is crispy yet fluffy made with plain flour and few Indian spices. The deep fried crepes are dunked in sugar syrup and further adorned with thick rabdi before serving.
Like every Indian sweet, every region has its own twists with the recipe. Given is easy recipe for malpua that does not require khoya or milk solids. This tasty Indian sweet is very popular in north and west India. Malpua is prepared during Diwali, Holi and Dusshera especially.
To make delicious Indian sweet we need just plain flour, milk powder, curd etc. All the ingredients used in the recipe are commonly found in Indian homes. So with just a bit of planning you can make malpua at home with extremely easy to follow recipe. Along with Indian festivals you may serve this as dessert in the next party. So rich, delicious and royal! Use ghee for deep frying malpua for best taste and flavor. Shallow fry them with just 2 or 3 tablespoons ghee. Serve malpua hot or warm along with chilled rabdi. Rabdi is optional. Serve them plain with nuts on top.
Making the batter
Making Sugar Syrup