Sweet and crispy malpua

Sweet and crispy malpua

Malpua is a sweet dish which tastes like pancake. It is a popular delicacy in countries like India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. Odisha is particularly famous for its soft malpua which melts in your mouth. The dish is prepared in many ways in different regions.


2 cups all purpose flour (maida)

1 cup fried rava

1 cup sugar

2 cups warm water

Salt as required

1/4 tsp baking powder

Oil to fry


In a bowl, add all the ingredients

Pour some warm water

Mix well without forming any lumps

Keep it aside for half an hour

Stir well

Heat oil in a pan

Pour 1 spoon of this batter into hot oil

Using a spoon, pour hot oil over the batter so that it would rise up nicely

On a medium flame, fry until golden brown


Do not turn over the malpua when the batter rises in the oil. It should be turned over when one side begins to change colour. Stir the batter each time before scooping it out.

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