Malpua is a delicious sweet dessert. Malpuwa recipe is originally popular in Orissa state of India but it is also famous in all over Nepal and India. All-purpose flour, milk, sugar and oil are the main ingredients.
Today, I am going to show how to cook Malpuwa. Malpuwa is a necessary sweet food dish item to be served for lord Ganesha in a Newari festival Sithi Nakha. In the same way Malpuwa is also made in Shree Krishna Janmashtami. So, it has also a religious importance to cook at home.
Let´s start with the Ingredients First:
All purpose flour(maida): 200 g.
Sooji (Semolina): 100 g.
Sugar: 100 g.
Black Salt: ¼tbsp
Baking Powder: ¼ tbsp
Ginger Powder: ¼ tbsp
Fennel Seeds: 1 tbsp
Cardamom Powder: ¼ tbsp
Milk: 500 ml
Oil: 500 ml. (for deep fry)
Method for Cooking Malpuwa recipe:
1.To make malpuwa, we need to prepare batter first. Pour 200g. all purpose flour in a bowl. To make crunchy malpuwa, add 100 g. semolina (sooji). Also add all of rest ingredients sugar, black salt, fennel seeds, cardamom powder, ginger powder as per above mentioned amount.
- Mix all the ingredients together well in a bowl. At last, add baking powder.
- After mixing everything together,add 500 ml. milk and form a smoothy batter by mixing it well. The batter should be neither thick nor watery. It should be right.
- Now, cover the batter and let it rest for 30 minutes.
- After 30 minute, put some vegetable oil in a heavy base pan. I prefer to use sunflower oil. Heat the oil in medium temperature.
- At this time the batter is lightly puffed and oil is also ready for cook.
- With the help of spoon, put some batter in the hot oil in a small size pancake shape.
- The bottom side turns golden brown in 2-3 minutes. Now, turn to other side. Let it cook for another about 3 minutes.
- Take it out from the oil in a paper towel.
- In the same way, make malpuwas from the remaining batter.
- After cooking all the malpuwas, serve it with your favourite garnishing like almonds, pisthatshue.
- Enjoy the food with friends and family!
- You can sink malpuwa into sugar syrup instead of putting the sugar into the batter.
- Garnishing malpuwa is only of your choice.
- You can serve this with hot cup of tea, rabdi or alone