Mathura Lal Peda

Mathura Lal Peda

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 25

Total Time : 35

Ingredients

Serves 15

  • khoya/ Mawa 250 gms

  • powdered sugar 200 gms

  • Ghee 2 tbsp

  • cardamoms powdered 5 tsp

  • Rose essence(optional) 2 drop

  • finely chopped pistachios for the garnish. 2 tsp

Directions

  • 01

    Heat a heavy bottom wok over a medium low flame and melt the ghee.

  • 02

    Add khoya to the wok and sauté for about 10 - 15 minutes on a low flame till khoya turns brownish in colour.

  • 03

    Keep stirring continuously to avoid burning of the khoya.

  • 04

    Switch off the flame and keep aside for cooling down slightly (enough to handle with bare hands).

  • 05

    Add sugar, cardamom powder and rose essence in the khoya mixture and mix by rubbing the mixture with hands to combine it well.

  • 06

    A dough is formed, now make lemon size balls of this mixture and lightly press them to make pedas.

  • 07

    Sprinkle chopped pistachios and they are ready.

  • 08

    These pedas can also be coated with powdered sugar. (optional).

  • 09

    Let them dry for an hour and then they are ready to serve.

  • 10

    My tip- Be sure that mixture is not completely cooled down, else you will not able to form the peda

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