Chocolate Pedas

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 500g - khoya
  • 300g - sugar
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 150g - semisweet cooking chocolate
  • 1 tsp - butter
  • Some toothpicks
  • Cookie mould

How to Make Chocolate Pedas

  • Grate khoya and powder the sugar. Mix together in a skillet and heat on low flame, stirring continuously.
  • Cook till the mixture thickens. It should form a very soft lump.
  • Cool for 10 minutes.
  • Add cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Take a small fistful of mixture. Form a ball. Press into the cookie mould.
  • Turn out carefully.
  • Repeat for remaining mixture.
  • Chop or grate chocolate, and place it in a small pan.
  • Place pan over the top of another pan in which there is some water.
  • Put both to heat, so that the water simmers and slowly melts the chocolate.
  • Stir in a blob of butter till a smooth thick paste is formed.
  • Poke each peda into a toothpick, and dip peda halfway into chocolate.
  • Turn and allow to dry over a sheet of butter paper.
  • Repeat for rest of the pedas.
  • When cool and dry, store in airtight containers.