Monsoon in Hindi is called "Sawan". There is a custom
perticularly in Northern India to make Fried Sweet dished during this season and
Mal Pua is on of the delicacies of this Sawan.
Mal Pua Fried
250 grams plain flour, sifted
1 tbsp. powdered sugar
oil for frying
500 grams sugar
625 ml water
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
Fresh cream sweetened
Put sugar and water in a saucepan and bring to boil. Simmer for
8-10 minutes till thick syrup is formed.
Mix sifted flour, sugar and water to form smooth, medium
thickness batter and keep aside for 30 min. Heat oil in a shallow flat bottomed
pan. Carefully spread the mixture in the pan and fry till golden brown. Transfer
the pancake into the sugar syrup. Serve hot garnished with cardamom, rosewater
and fresh cream.