December 19, 2012

Malpoa (Bengali style)


For Malpoa:

1. Maida – 1 cup
2. Sooji / Semolina – 1 cup
3. Sugar – 1/2 cup & salt 1/2 teaspoon
4. Mouri / Fennel Seeds – 1/2 tsp
5. Milk (according to thickness)
6.Chopped coconut

7. Khoya Kheer Or Mawa grated 1/2 cup
8. Baking Powder 1/4 teaspoon
9.White oil to fry

For Sugar syrup:

1. Sugar 1 cup
2. Water 1/2 cup
3. Cardamom pods 2-3
4. Saffron Strands 5-6 


Make the syrup first:

1. Take a saucepan and add all the ingredients under the heading of syrup and bring mixture to a boil.
2. After boiling 5 minutes off the oven and let the syrup cool to the room temperature.

Making the Malpoas:

1. First mix all the dry ingredients(maida, sooji, khoya kheere, sugar, salt, mouri, baking powder  & coconut) together in a bowl.Now add milk to make a batter not so thik not so thin like pancake batter .
2. Keep the mixture in room temperature for about 15 minutes.
3. Then take a flat non stick pan and heat oil and pour one big spoon at a time and fry the both side till golden brown.
4. Now soak each "Malpoa" into the sugar syrup at a time for 1-2 minutes and take it out from the syrup and place on a plate. 

Serve "Malpoa"  hot or chilled.

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