Mawa Malpua

Malpua a popular mithai in northern part of India,specially in Rajasthan. Holi would be incomplete without these warm,deep fried Indian pancake(Malpua) dessert.


Grated mawa-1cup

Milk-1 1/2cup

All purpose flour-1 cup

Sugar-1 cup


Kesar-1/4tsp(Dissolve in 2tsp of milk)

Almonds slivered-1tbsp

Pistachio slivered-1tbsp


  • Heat the milk to Luke warm.
  • Add grated Mawa little at a time  in warm milk and Mix well.
  • To this add all purpose flour and mix well till no lumps remains.
  • If needed add more milk to adjust the consistency.Keep aside.
  • Combine sugar and water in a pan.Cook on medium flame till the sugar syrup reaches to 1 string consistency.
  • Add saffron mixture,mix well and keep aside.
  • Now heat ghee in a broad pan.
  • Pour a small ladleful of batter into the ghee to make small pancakes.
  • Cook till it turns light brown in colour from one side and then turn to cook the other side.
  • Dip the malpua in the sugar syrup.
  • Repeat with the remaining batter and make more malpua.
  • Serve warm.Garnished with almonds and pistachio slivers.

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