Khoya peda sweet recipe – Easy to cook deepavali/diwali recipesTweet
Khoya peda is a very popular and delicious Indian sweet made from brown khoya, powdered sugar flavoured with cardamom powder and garnished with almonds and pistachios. It is made during festivals like Diwali and special occasions. Khoya is a milk food product easily available in the market and is used for making different delicious sweets. Khoya peda is very quick to make too and an ideal sweet for Diwali festival. Khoya pedas have a smooth texture and just melts in your mouth and cardamom powder added to it enhances the flavor. Do try this recipe and enjoy…
I am also happy to inform that my khoya peda recipe got featured in the most popular women website www.indusladies.com under food section – karwa chauth recipes. Here is the link..
- Khoya or mawa - 1 cup
- Sugar - 1/4 cup
- Cardamom pods - 3-4
- Ghee - 2 tablespoons
- Chopped almonds and pistachios for garnishing
Soon the mixture will start thickening and leave the sides of the pan. The mixture will get to a thicker consistency.. It will take about 7-8 minutes. Ensure to keep stirring continuously on low flame to prevent burning. Once all the moisture evaporates, the mixture will thicken.
Once cooled down, smear ghee to your hand and divide the mixture into small balls and press lightly in the centre.
Garnish the centre of the peda with chopped almonds and pistachios
NOTES : You can refrigerate khoya pedas upto a week. Store them in an airtight container. I have added only 1/4 cup of sugar. You can increase the sweetness by adding more sugar.