Malpua with Rabri

Looking for no-fuss Diwali dessert ideas? Chef Ajay Negi from Taj Dubai's Bombay Brasserie has easy treats that can be prepared in advance for any unannounced guests or untimely cravings
Malpua with Rabri
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Malpua with Rabri
October 31, 2018
Preparation Time 30 minutes
Cooking Time 25 minutes
Serves 2
PHOTO BY Assiya Jagadeesh
RECIPE BY Ajay Negi/Bombay Brasserie

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE RABRI

1 cup milk
¼ tin (100g) sweetened condensed milk
2 tbsp mixed dried fruit, chopped
½ tsp cardamom powder

FOR THE MALPUA

½ tin (200g) sweetened condensed milk
100g semolina
50g maida flour
1 cup water
A pinch of baking powder
50g paneer
Oil, for shallow frying

FOR THE SUGAR SYRUP

1-1½ cups spinneysFOOD White Sugar
2 cups water

METHOD

  • FOR THE RABRI

  • 1

    Reduce the milk over a medium heat to make a thick consistency.

  • 2

    Combine the condensed milk with the milk and bring to the boil.

  • 3

    Reduce the heat and cook for a further five minutes.

  • 4

    Add chopped nuts and cardamom powder. Remove from the heat, allow to cool and refrigerate.

  • FOR THE SUGAR SYRUP

  • 1

    Combine the sugar and water in a pan.

  • 2

    Bring to the boil.

  • 3

    Keep aside until required.

  • FOR THE MALPUA

  • 1

    Combine the condensed milk, semolina, maida, water and baking powder. Mix well and leave for 10-15 mins.

  • 2

    Crumble the paneer finely until smooth and add to the above mixture. Beat well.

  • 3

    Heat the oil in a flat frying pan (for shallow frying you’ll need only 1-2mm layer of oil). Pour 1 small ladle of the batter to make a small, flat malpua (about 5-9cm in diameter). Fry until both sides are evenly browned.

  • 4

    Remove and soak in the sugar syrup for ½ minute.

  • 5

    Remove from the syrup, arrange on a shallow plate. Top with the rabri and nuts and serve hot.

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