Malpua is a traditional recipe that can be made very easily. Malpua and Kheer are served as a tradition after any religious ceremony or any auspicious day. Malpua is made in many different styles and different flavors. Somewhere it is made with mashed sweet bananas and maida flour with milk or water. Cardamom is then added to it to make Banana Malpua. You can also substitute banana with pinepapple or mango making Mango Malpua or Pineaple Malpua. Some people also use rice flour instead of wheat or maida. Malpua is fried and dipped in sugar syrup and then served with kheer.
Ingredients for Malpua Recipe
Milk - 1 ltr.
Mawa or Khoya - 100 gms. (1/2 cup, grated)
Maida - 100 gms. (1/2 cup)
Sugar - 400 gms. (2 cup)
Kesar - 20-25 pieces.
Yellow food colour - 1 pinch (optional)
Ghee - to fry.
Cardamom - 3-4 (grind)
Pistachios - 10-12 (chopped)
Method - How to make Mawa Malpua
Boil milk in a deep pan till it gets thick and reduces to 2/3 quantity of it. Grate the mawa and mix it into the milk. Let it cool down. Now add maida and 2 table spoon to it and mix well. Make sure that the lumps are not formed. Mixture to make the Malpua is ready. Cover the mixture and leave it for 1 hour.
How to make Sugar Syrup for Malpua
Take a deep pan and put sugar and equal quantity of water into it (2 cup sugar, 2 cup water). Once the mixture starts to boil pour 1 table spoon milk to it. The foam will start to appear over the mixture, take it out with the spoon. Cook the mixture for 8-10 minutes. Sugar Syrup to dip Malpua is ready. Sieve the syrup and pour it in a broad container and mix kesar and cardamom to it.
How to make Malpua
Heat ghee in a pan that is broad from the mouth and less deep. Now pour 1 table spoon malpua mixture into the ghee in a round shape. Fry 2-3 malpua at one time into the ghee until it turns brown in colour. Take them out from the ghee and put it into the sugar syrup. Rajasthani Mawa Malpua is ready. Garnish with pistachios and kesar. Serve them hot or cold along with rabri.