Monday, 4 November 2013


Its that time of the year again. The Diwali festive season has come. And that means lighting, Clay lamps, Candels, Gifts , Crackers and  lots of sweets. All around the city of India you will see - last minute shoppers. Yes. the festive season is on and India celebrates Diwali. Its  another name is Deepawali it means row of lights.
All Indian people decorate their houses with lights, flowers, candles, I am very much excited about this Diwali.  We in our house celebrates Diwali with bang, In our house we offer prayer to maa Laxmi called “Dipannita lokkhi”, put fast in this day, not only that we offer  bhog  to goddess laxmi and I wait for this festival, but because I have lost my mother ,Father two years ago, I couldn’t celebrated past two years, This year again we have started to celebrate that means we have bought candles, firecrackers, lights ,Sweets etc. but one thing I have made that is malpua. I had learnt this recipe from my belated mother.
Malpua is a kind of pancake served as a dessert or snack, Some people offer malpua to god like me. Any one can make this malpua even school going childrens , Bachelors etc., very easy and tasty recipe
I am giving details recipe below……..


All purpose flour- 500 gms
Sugar-1 kg
Water-1/2 liter
Milk-1 liter
Fennel seeds- 1 tbsp
Whole Black pepper- 1 tbsp
Ghee- 500 gms
Poppy seeds- for garnishing


Make thick sugar syrup by boiling sugar and water, keep aside.

Make a batter of pouring consistency with  flour, milk, fennel seeds and black pepper

Heat ghee in a deep frying pan

Now pour a little batter to form a pancake or malpua

When both sides are properly done take out from the ghee and put directly in sugar syrup

After 2-3 minutes, take out from sugar syrup

Sprinkle poppy seeds over the malpuas

Ready to eat


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