Malido | How to make Malido

By Zainab Nagdawala  |  12th Jul 2016  |  
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About Malido Recipe

This is an authentic Bohri halwa specially made in winters. The recipe is passed on from generations and I learnt it from my maternal grand mother.

Malido is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Zainab Nagdawala teaches how to make Malido step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Malido in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 6 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Malido at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Malido takes 35 minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Malido is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Malido is a good option for you. The flavour of Malido is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Malido and impress your family and friends.


Ingredients to make Malido

  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup suji
  • 2 cups jaggery
  • 6 tbsp ghee for maun + 6 tbsp for making halwa+ for deep frying
  • Handful of gond
  • elaichi powder as per taste
  • 1/2 glass water to make dough
  • Nuts of your choice for adding in the halwa as well as garnishing

How to make Malido

  1. Mix wheat flour and suji add in ghee for maun and mix well till resembles bread crumbs then add little water at a time and make a tough dough and make medium sized muthiyas shown in pic.
  2. Keep ghee in a kadhai and fry the muthiyas on medium heat till golden brown. Keep it aside for minimum of 30 mins to cool.
  3. When muthiyas are cool enough just break it with hand and run it in the mixie to make a fine powder keep aside.
  4. In the same kadhai remove the extra ghee and leave 6 tbsp ghee in it and switch on the gas when ghee is hot add in gond and it will puff up, remove and Keep aside.
  5. Now add in the jaggery and let it melt keep the gas on medium keep on stirring to avoid burning the jaggery, once it is melted add in the elaichi powder, muthiya powder, gond and nuts switch off the flame and mix everything well.
  6. Remove in serving plate and garnish it with nuts.

My Tip:

Gond is very important, do not skip it.

Reviews for Malido (2)

Shereen Fatima2 years ago

very interesting! I would be making this soon :)

Nidhi Seth2 years ago


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