How to make Wheat Malpua

Malpuas are rich, soft filigreed pancakes. The pancake (malpua) batter are sweetened as in this recipe or the fried malpuas can be soaked in a saffron flavoured syrup. Pancake (malpuas) are a special feature in festivals.
Wheat Malpua

Preparation Time: 15 mins.
Cooking Time: 30 mins.
Makes 20 malpuas.


  • 1 cup coarsely ground whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 10 peppercorns, crushed
  • 1/4 cup curds (dahi), beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk 
  • ghee for deep frying

For the garnish

  • 2 tsp chopped pistachios

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and add approx. 1½ cups of warm water. Mix well to make a smooth batter. Leave aside for 45 minutes.
  2. Heat ghee in a shallow kadhai (the ghee should be approximately 25 mm. (1") deep).
  3. Pour a spoonful of the batter into the hot ghee and deep fry over a medium flame. Cook on both sides till the malpua is golden brown.
  4. Drain on absorbent paper.
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 for the remaining batter.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with pistachios.


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