Malpua(Pancake in Sugar Syrup)

Serving: 15 to 20 Pieces| Type: Sweet/Dessert


Maida -1 cup
Rawa(suji) -¼ cup
Baking Soda -2pinch
Half and half -¾ to 1 cup
Salt -pinch
Sugar -¾ cup
Water -1cup
Saffron -10 pieces
Cashew nut (crushed) -10pieces
Rose essence -1drop
Oil or Ghee -for frying


  1. Take maida and rawa  in a bowl, add pinch salt, baking soda, 2 teaspoon of sugar and half-and-half.e
  2. Mix like bajji mavu consistency make sure it won’t be very thick batter, add half of the cashew nuts and a pinch of kesari color mix it well and keep it aside.
  3. Take another vessel add water and sugar, boil it to more than 1 string consistency.
  4. Add saffron, rose essence and mix it well and turn off the stove.
  5. Take a pan heat with oil for deep frying.
  6. Take one deep spoon (Kuzhi karandi) of  batter and pour it into a round shape into the hot oil on medium flame.
  7. Cook it for a minute for both side until golden and remove from the oil.
  8. Place it on a paper towel and press it flat.
  9. Now place the flattened malpua into the sugar syrup for 1 minute and take out and place it on a tray.
  10. Garnish with chopped cashew nuts when it is hot.
  11. It be served hot or room temperature.


  1. Instead of rose essence you can add powder cardamom.
  2. If you can’t find half-and-half milk, then you can boil 5 cups of milk. Boil it until it get reduce into half its quantity , then let cool it down and mix it with the flour.
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