Malpuas are festive delights very popular in North India. These quick snacks are very popular during Diwali season and other festive occasions. These awesome Malpuas are ghee fried and soaked in sugar syrup. Each region in North India has their own specialized versions for Malpuas. Crispy, sugary Malpuas taste best after an elaborate meal course. The unique flavor and taste of Malpuas combined with sugary syrup and topping with fresh pistachios render an amazingly perfect dessert. You can explore a step wise illustrated Malpuas dish here.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 7 people



  • For preparing malpuas recipe, first boil milk over low flame, and keep stirring.
  • Allow milk to thicken to less than half its original volume and thick in consistency too. Keep milk mixture aside.
  • Dissolve sugar in 2-3 cups water. Keep aside 2 tbsp.
  • Make sugar syrup of one thread consistency by boiling and pour into serving dish.
  • Add flour and 2 tbsp of sugar to the milk mixture to thicken further. Stir till completely smooth.
  • Mix well to form a batter of pouring consistency. Add more flour to adjust the consistency of the batter. If required, add a bit of milk too.
  • Heat ghee in a deep frying pan.
  • Pour one dessert spoonful of milk batter into hot ghee to form a circle.
  • Fry slowly turning on both sides till brown.
  • Drain and place in syrup to soak.
  • Continue the procedure for the remaining batter.
  • Garnish with a little chopped pistachios.
  • :- Serve hot or chilled.
  • Malpuas, a Diwali special dish, is ready.
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Response (4)
  1. D
    DHIREN GOYAL August 16, 2004


  2. M
    Muniza October 29, 2004

    Thanx a billion for such an excellent receipe..Great work keep it up

  3. n
    nikil September 4, 2005

    thiz iz tasting excellent…but o speed up the process can use milk cream with flour instead of boiling it and skimming

  4. s
    sreeja December 2, 2005

    good work . keep it up. Thank you very much for this excellent recipe.

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