This reservoir is an artificial lake situated on the Thodupuzha - Moolamattom Road. The reservoir is formed by the water flowing from the tail-gate of Moolamattom power house. It is about 6 km. from Thodupuzha town.
Malankara is well connected by roads and served by frequent bus services. The irrigation department has plans to landscape the dam and it envisages setting up a garden as well. With permission from the Irrigation Department, visitors will be allowed to stroll along the pathway atop the dam, which commands an overview of the greenery around. The reservoir is ideal for boating and fishing.
Kudayathoor Mala, a picturesque hillock 6 km from Malankara dam site, is ideal for trekking, Elaveezha Poonchira, 6 km upstream is another haunt for picnickers.