Malpua Recipe (How to make Malpua Rabdi Recipe)
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Malpua Recipe (How to make Malpua Rabdi Recipe)

US measuring cups are used (1 cup = 240 ml)
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 12 no. (4 servings)
Calories 472kcal
Author Kanan


For malpua recipe:

  • 1 cup All purpose flour (Maida)
  • ½ teaspoon Fennel seeds powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Green cardamom seeds powder
  • 2 tablespoons Plain yogurt (curd or dahi)
  • ½ cup + 1 tablespoon water
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking powder
  • cup Ghee (Clarified butter) for frying malpua

For sugar syrup:

  • ½ cup Sugar
  • ¼ cup Water

For serving malpua rabdi recipe:

  • Around 2 cups or 1 batch Rabdi or rabri
  • 10 Almonds , blanched and sliced
  • 10 Pistachios , blanched and sliced


Making batter:

  • Mix all purpose flour, fennel seeds powder and green cardamom seeds powder in a bowl.
  • Now add yogurt and water. Mix very well till there are no lumps and becomes thick batter.
  • Cover it and let it rest for 30 minutes.

Making sugar syrup:

  • While the batter is resting, soak almonds and pistachios in hot water for 15-20 minutes.
  • After that discard the water, peel the skin and slice them. Keep it side.
  • Take sugar and water in a pan on medium heat. Once starts boiling, let it simmer for few minutes.
  • Look for ½ string consistency or just make sticky syrup. Turn off the stove.

Making malpua recipe:

  • Heat the ghee in a wide and shallow pan on medium heat for frying.
  • Meantime, add baking powder to the batter and mix very well.
  • Once ghee is hot, add ladleful (around 3 tablespoons) of batter in the ghee. Spread slightly using back of ladle. Make 2-3 at a time depending on the size of the pan.
  • Once golden brown from one side, flip and cook other side.
  • When edges are crispy and they are golden brown in color, remove and drain the excess ghee.
  • When first batch is about to ready, re-heat the syrup to make it warm. And immediately dip the malpua into warm syrup from both the sides.
  • Then remove it to a plate and repeat the same for rest.
  • For serving, arrange 2-3 no. into a plate. Pour rabdi on top and garnish with nuts. Serve right away.


Serving: 3malpua with 1/2 cup rabdi | Calories: 472kcal | Carbohydrates: 77.4g | Protein: 17.1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5.8g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 195mg | Potassium: 342mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 50.9g | Calcium: 380mg | Iron: 1.8mg
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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