Special Pedhas

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Total Time:
60 - 90 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 1 can - condensed milk (preferably non - fat).
  • 2 1/4 cups - carnation powder (dry milk powder).
  • 1 stick - unsalted butter at room temperature.
  • 2 pinches saffron.
  • 1 tbsp - milk.
  • 12 - 14 slivered almonds.
  • 1/4 tsp - powdered elaichi.

How to Make Special Pedhas

  • Soak the saffron in milk and leave it for 25-30 minutes.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, heat the condensed milk and butter for 3 mins.
  • It will be bubbly.
  • Add carnation milk powder and heat for another 3 mins.
  • Add the saffron paste, elaichi powder and heat it for another 35-45 seconds.
  • Allow to cool. While its still warm start shaping it in thick flat rounds and immediately press a few slivered almonds on it before shaping another pedas as the almonds will not stick once the pedas cool down.
  • Cool it in a plate.
  • After completely cooled, they can be refrigerated for a long time.