Malpua with Rabri

Malpua is one of the special Holi sweet dishes among Indian recipes that is best served with rabri. ‘Malpua’ are small pancakes that are soaked in warm sugar syrup and served with chilled sweet thickened milk known as ‘rabri’. The malpuas are soft in the center and crispy on the edges.
  • Passive
    15 minutes
  • Prep
    15 minutes
  • Cook
    15 minutes
  • Servings
    12 Pc.


For the Malpua:-
  • 1/4 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cup Wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup Rava (fine semolina)
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/2 tsp Fennel seeds
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • Ghee (Clarified butter for frying)
For the Sugar Syrup:-
  • 1/2 cup Granulated white sugar
  • 1 cup Water
For the Rabri:-
  • 1 1/2 cup Rabri (see recipe notes below for recipe link)
  • Almonds and Pistachios (chopped, for garnishing)


Prepare the Malpua:-
  • 1 Crush the fennel seeds into powder. Mix rava, flours, salt, cardamom powder and fennel seeds powder in a bowl.
  • 2 Mix milk and stir well for about 5 minutes to form a smooth pouring consistency thick batter. Leave batter aside for 10-15 minutes.
  • 3 Heat sufficient amount of ghee in a small skillet to deep fry the malpua. Pour a spoonful of batter to form small pancakes.
  • 4 Fry till golden brown on both sides. Drain the malpuas on absorbent kitchen paper.
Prepare Sugar Syrup:-
  • 5 Take water and sugar in a wide pan and bring it to a boil till all sugar is dissolved. Drop the malpuas in sugar syrup and let them soak for 10 minutes.
  • 6 Remove malpuas from sugar syrup.
Assemble Malpua and Rabri:-
  • 7 Arrange the malpuas on the plate to be served.
  • 8 Take the chilled rabri. (see recipe notes below for recipe link)
  • 9 Pour rabri over the malpuas.
  • 10 Garnish with nuts.

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