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Kesar Peda Recipe

Kesar Peda is a popular Indian Dessert
Author :
On :
Monday, 5 May, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
No Bake Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1 liter - Milk Or 200 g - mawa (khoya)
  • 100 g - Sugar
  • ½ tsp - Cardamom powder
  • few strands of Saffron
  • a pinch of Nutmeg powder (optional)
  • How to Make Kesar Peda:

    1. Boil the milk and start stirring from the very beginning to make thick mawa.
    2. When the mawa thickens add sugar.
    3. When the sugar is added the mawa will slightly loosen. Hence heat on a low flame.
    4. When sufficiently thick add cardamom powder, nutmeg powder and paste of saffron.
    5. Mix well and allow it to cool down.
    6. Knead (rub) the mawa well and make pedas.
    7. To make saffron paste:
    8. Soak a few strands of saffron in a tbsp of water or milk for about 5 minutes.
    9. Grind with a metal or stone pestle.
    10. If milk is used for preparing the paste then it has to be used up and cannot be kept for later use.


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