This Republic day let’s celebrate with Kesari Sweet, White Milk and Green Sprouts, a healthy way to celebrate.
Kesari Malpua and How to Make It
Malapua is a type a pancake made and served as a form of dessert or snack. The dish is also served to the Lord Jagannath on his daily Sakala Dhupa, or the Morning offering served to the God. The dish has its significance at Paush Sankranti. Kesari Malapuas and Malpuas are made in Bengali homes. Malapuas and mutton curry are served in several maithili homes during the festival of Holi. Malpuais often served along with Rabri. Kesari Malpua has a dash of Kesar, which adds an angle to the dessert.
Ingredients required for Kesari Malpua
To make the great dessert you need:
- 3/4 cup of flour along with 1/2 cup of yoghurt, Add 1/2 cup milk and two tablespoons more.
- You will also need two tbsp. of condensed milk and pinch of the baking soda.
- A few strands of saffron and four tablespoon of clear butter or canola oil.
- For garnishing, you will require one tbsp. of chopped pistachio and one tbsp. of chopped almonds.
- You will also need some sugar, a cup water and two green crushed cardamoms.
These are the basic requirements to cook a great dish of kesari Malpua.
Method of making Kesari Malpua
- You have to boil the sugar along with the water together.
- Then you have to add the crushed cardamom, and after that cook until the mix reduces to a 3/4 cup or sugar syrup of a single string consistency.
- For adding the magic of saffron with two tbsp. of milk and set them aside.
- Then comes the part when you have to mix in a bowl the all-purpose flour, the baking soda and 1/2 cups milk, and 1/2 cups yoghurt, you have to stir and mix well to avoid lumps.
- Now add the kesar or saffron soaked in milk and add the condensed milk too, start mixing it well for making an even flowing mix.
- Then heat the clear butter in a nonstick pan, spread the already smooth batter with deep-round spoons for the flat round shapes and cook until the sides are golden brown.
- Finally, dip in the sugar syrup and serve to the delight of your guests.