1. Sieve together the flour and baking powder. Mix in the yoghurt. Add enough milk to make a thick batter.
2. Boil the sugar and water together for 10 minutes.
3. Heat the oil in a pan over medium high heat. Drop in 15 ml (1 tbsp) of the batter at a time and fry until crisp and brown. Drain on paper towels, and keep warm.
4. Soak the fried malpoa in the syrup for 5 minutes. Serve in a little syrup, hot, warm or cold.