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Malpua is an Indian pancake served as a dessert or a snack. which is also served to Lord Jagannath(Jagannath temple,Puri) in his Sakala Dhupa (Morning food served to the lord).It is During Paush Sankranti,Malapuas are prepared in Bengali homes.The batter for malpua in some areas is prepared by crushing ripe bananas or coconut,adding flour & water or milk.The mixture is sometimes delicately seasoned with cardamoms.It is deep fried in oil & served hot.The Bihari version of this dish has sugar added to the batter prior to frying,while the method prevalent in Orissa has the fritters dipped in syrup after they are fried.Malpua is popular in Bangladesh,Orissa,West Bengal,Maharashtra & Nepal where it is served during festivals along with other sweets.Amalu(Malpua) is one of the Chapana Bhoga of Lord Jagannath and included in the Sanja Dhupa (evening dhupa).



All purpose flour(maida)-1/2 cup
Semolina(suji)-1/2 cup
Crushed Fennel seeds-1 tbsp
Condensed mil…