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Sweet pancakes in sugar syrup ' MALPUA'

An Indian traditional sweet malpua . This sweet desire is so tasty and tempting that I am sure you will love it..

sweet pancakes in sugar syrup 'MALPUA'

Malpua with rabri



Ingredients

  Milk 1 1/2 litres
  Thickened milk /khoya grated/ *rabri 50 grams
  Refined flour (maida) 3 tablespoons
  Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon
  Ghee for shallow frying
  For sugar syrup
  Sugar 2 cups
  Saffron (kesar) a few strands
 For garnishing
  Pistachios,chopped 15 - 20

For Rabri :
Milk- 1 lit
Sugar- 1 cup

Method

For malpua and sugar syrup 
Boil milk in a heavy-bottomed pan. Reduce heat and simmer till it is reduced and reaches a coating consistency. Add grated mawa and mix well. Bring it to room temperature.
Reserve two tablespoons of sugar and form one-string sugar syrup with the rest of the sugar and two cups of water.
Dissolve saffron in a teaspoon of hot milk. Add it to the sugar syrup.
Add refined flour, green cardamom powder and the reserved sugar to the reduced milk. Mix well and make a batter of pouring consistency using a little milk if required.
Heat sufficient ghee in a wide mouthed flat-bottomed kadai. Pour a ladle full of batter to form a pancake. Cook on slow to medium heat. Turn it over when it starts to colour slightly.
When both sides are done, drain and immerse in the sugar syrup. Garnish with pistachios and serve hot.


For rabri -

Mix the milk and 1 cup of sugar in a thick bottomed pan, cook to reduce it to a fourth of its original volume while stirring frequently, remove it from the fire allow cooling and chilling in the refrigerator. your rabri is ready now ether you mix it with batter or serve with malpua .


* some time I use rabari instead of koya ,  making malpua's with rabri really makes a noticeable difference in taste , at some special occasion's you can try this trick also

** serving malpua's with rabri is also a superb idea .

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