Malpua and rabdi | How to make Malpua and rabdi

By Swati Das Patnaik  |  17th Jul 2016  |  
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About Malpua and rabdi Recipe

Its a sweet of soft, fluffy yet crispy pancakes coated with sugar syrup and served with rabdi, a sweet item from my dadi's kitchen.

Malpua and rabdi is delicious and authentic dish. Malpua and rabdi by Swati Das Patnaik is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Malpua and rabdi is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 30 minutes and it takes 60 minutes to cook it properly. Malpua and rabdi is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Malpua and rabdi. Malpua and rabdi is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Malpua and rabdi is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Malpua and rabdi at your home.

Malpua and rabdi

Ingredients to make Malpua and rabdi

  • 1 cup all purpose flour/maida, 125 grams
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds/saunf, kept whole or crushed
  • 3 to 4 cardamoms/elaichi, crushed or ⅓ tsp cardamom powder
  • 3 pinches baking soda or ⅛ tsp baking soda
  • ½ cup water
  • 3 tbsp khoya/mawa/evaporated milk, about 50 grams or 3 tbsp whole milk powder
  • 3 tbsp curd/yogurt/dahi
  • 3 tbsp ghee/clarified butter for frying
  • for sugar syrup:½ cup sugar,¼ cup water
  • for rabdi:1.25 litres milk, 5 cups
  • 2.5 to 3 tbsp sugar or add as required
  • 5 to 6 cardamoms, crushed or ½ tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 pinches of saffron strands/kesar
  • 1 tsp rose water or kewra water

How to make Malpua and rabdi

  1. In a mixing bowl take 1 cup all purpose flour, 1 tsp fennel seeds, 3 to 4 cardamoms, crushed or ⅓ tsp cardamom powder. mix the dry ingredients well.
  2. Add 3 tbsp khoya and 3 tbsp curd/yogurt, please use fresh yogurt. Instead of khoya you can also use milk powder.
  3. Add ½ cup water and begin to stir to a thick flowing batter without lumps.
  4. Allow the batter to rest for 30 minutes.
  5. Preparing sugar syrup:
  6. Also heat ½ cup sugar and ¼ cup water. on a low flame simmer this mixture, also stir well so that the sugar melts.
  7. You need to have a ½ inch string or 1 string consistency in the sugar syrup, if you cannot achieve these string consistency then just make a sticky syrup, the sugar needs to be kept warm, for this keep the sugar syrup on a hot water bath.
  8. Heat ghee in a pan or griddle.
  9. When the ghee is heating up add 3 pinches soda or ⅛ tsp baking soda to the malpua batter.
  10. Mix very well.
  11. Lower the flame. take 2 tbsp to 3 tbsp of the batter and gently pour it on the hot ghee, spread the batter lightly with the back of the spoon. make 2 to 4 malpuas depending on the size of the pan.
  12. Fry on a low to medium till crisp and golden flipping the malpuas a couple of times.
  13. Drain them on paper towels.
  14. Then immediately place them in the warm sugar syrup, gently coat the malpuas with the sugar syrup with a spoon.
  15. Immediately remove them and place them in a serving tray or plate, prepare all malpuas this way and coat them with the sugar syrup.
  16. Pour some rabdi on top.
  17. Preparing the rabri or sweet creamy thickened milk:
  18. In a broad thick bottomed pan or sauce pan or a kadai take 1.25 litres of full fat whole milk and bring it first to boil.
  19. Lower the flame and continue to simmer the milk. Stir at intervals.
  20. Bring the clotted cream/malai which forms on top of the milk to the sides of the pan. also keep on scraping the dried milk from the sides and add them back to the milk.
  21. Do stir and scrape often so that the milk does not get browned or burnt from the bottom as well as the sides.
  22. Keep on simmering, stirring, removing the clotted cream and scraping.
  23. Switch off when the milk has reduced and become thickened.
  24. Add sugar, stir well so that the sugar dissolves.
  25. Next add crushed saffron or saffron powder along with rose water.
  26. Remove the rabri in a bowl and serve it later with the malpuas, refrigerate if not using it immediately.

My Tip:

You can also just serve the malpuas coated with the sugar syrup and garnished with the dry fruits.

Reviews for Malpua and rabdi (1)

Shereen Fatima2 years ago

it is my favourite dessert! looks so nice

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