Kolar(Banana) Malpoa | How to make Kolar(Banana) Malpoa

By Alina Sarker  |  4th May 2016  |  
5 from 3 reviews Rate It!
  • Kolar(Banana) Malpoa, How to make Kolar(Banana) Malpoa
Kolar(Banana) Malpoaby Alina Sarker
  • Prep Time


  • Cook Time


  • Serves





About Kolar(Banana) Malpoa Recipe

Bengalis love sweets, this recipe is an improvisation of the kolar (banana) bora (vada), which my mother occasionally made at home.

Kolar(Banana) Malpoa is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Kolar(Banana) Malpoa in your kitchen. This recipe requires 20 minutes for preparation and 15 minutes to cook. The Kolar(Banana) Malpoa by Alina Sarker has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Kolar(Banana) Malpoa at home without any difficulty. Kolar(Banana) Malpoa is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Kolar(Banana) Malpoa would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Kolar(Banana) Malpoa this weekend. Share your Kolar(Banana) Malpoa cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Alina Sarker for inputs. In case you have any queries for Kolar(Banana) Malpoa you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Alina Sarker. You can also rate the Kolar(Banana) Malpoa and give feedback.

Kolar(Banana) Malpoa

Ingredients to make Kolar(Banana) Malpoa

  • sugar 1 and 1/2 cup
  • water 1 cup
  • sooji 1/2 cup
  • Plain flour 1/4 cup
  • Ripe bananas 2
  • Warm milk 1/2 cup
  • raisins/ Kishmish, a handful
  • Green cardamoms 5-6
  • saunf/ Aniseed 2 tsp
  • Oil /ghee for shallow frying

How to make Kolar(Banana) Malpoa

  1. Make a sugar syrup by boiling sugar and water together, add 2 green cardamoms which will add flavour to the syrup. Boil till the syrup sticks to the back of a spoon. It should not be too thick. Then keep aside.
  2. In the warm milk, soak the sooji for sometime. Puree the ripe bananas in a blender along with a tsp of the aniseed. Make a paste of the flour with a little water. Now mix all of them together, adding the remaining 1 tsp of aniseed and raisins.
  3. Mix all the ingredients to form a thick batter( add extra milk if the batter is too thick).
  4. Heat oil or ghee in a saucepan, reduce the heat to a simmer, pour a ladle ful of the batter in the pan and fry on a low flame. Then flip over and fry the other side till it's lightly browned at the sides. Remove with a slotted spoon and immerse in the sugar syrup.
  5. Serve hot or in room temperature.

Reviews for Kolar(Banana) Malpoa (3)

Bratati Chakraborty8 months ago

Easy recipe,

Bindiya Sharma2 years ago

my favourite sweet.. lovely recipe.

Shini Prakash3 years ago

lovely authentic dish dear

Cooked it ? Share your Photo