Stuffed Peda

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 200 gm - mawa (khoya)
  • 100 gm - sugar
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • few strands - saffron
  • For the stuffing:
  • 8 tbsp - cashew, almond and pistachio powder
  • 2 tbsp - sugar
  • 1 pinch -cardamom, nutmeg and saffron paste

How to Make Stuffed Peda

  • For the peda:
  • Heat, mawa on a low flame, add sugar to the mawa.
  • When sufficiently thick, add cardamom powder, nutmeg powder and the paste of saffron.
  • Mix well and allow it to cool.
  • Knead the mawa well.
  • Form pedas.
  • For the stuffing:
  • Mix the sugar and water. Boil and prepare a thick syrup.
  • Add the paste of saffron, cardamom powder and nutmeg powder.
  • Add all the powdered dry fruits.
  • Mix well. Cool and form small balls.
  • Press the pedas between the palms.
  • Place the dry fruit ball in the centre of flattened peda, roll on palm and form a bigger ball.
  • Sprinkle slices of almond and pistachio on top of pedas.
  • To make saffron paste:
  • Soak a few strands of saffron in a tbsp of water or milk for about 5 mins.
  • Grind with a metal or stone pestle.