Known as the oldest dessert subcontinent, Malpua is an essential component of Odisha's cuisine. The history of Malpua goes back as far as Vedic times. This Indian sweet dish is a part of the Sakala Dhupa that the morning the food served to Lord Jagannath of Puri, Orissa. Malpua is also part of the Chappan bhog served to lord Krishna on Janmashtami and Govardhan Puja.
Malpua are a sort of
deep-fried pancakes soaked in sugar syrup. Traditionally Malpua are prepared
using flour and thicked milk and are fried in ghee. Malpuas are dipped in sugar
once they are fried. Malpua can also be topped with condensed milk, nuts,
cardamom, and dry fruits of your choice