Cheena Malpua


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A festive special dessert item, Chenna Malpua is amazing with the crisp malpuas dipped in sugar syrup and then served hot with rabdi or thickened malai.

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Cheena Malpua recipe - How to make Cheena Malpua

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For the malpuas
1 cup chenna
1 cup cold milk
4 tbsp plain flour (maida)
4 tbsp cornflour
For the syrup
1 1/4 cups (250 grams) sugar
a few drops kewda essence
Other ingredients
ghee for deep frying


  1. Dissolve the sugar in 1 cup of water and boil for 5 minutes.
  2. Cool slightly and add the kewda essence.

for the malpuas

    for the malpuas
  1. Mix the chenna, milk, plain flour and cornflour in a bowl and make a smooth batter by blending the mixture in a blender.
  2. Heat ghee in a shallow non-stick pan (the ghee should be approx. 1" deep).
  3. Pour 1 tablespoon of the batter into the ghee. it will double in size.
  4. Deep fry on both sides till lightly browned.
  5. Repeat for the remaining batter.

how to proceed

    how to proceed
  1. Drain and soak the hot malpuas into the prepared sugar syrup and allow them to soak for approximately 5 minutes.
  2. Drain the malpuas from the syrup and arrange them on a serving plate.
  3. Serve warm.

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This recipe was contributed by alpana_f75 on 08 Mar 2001

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