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Recipe for Peda

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India is a land of diversities, which is well portrayed in its culture and cuisine. A land where taste changes at every 100 kms. Hence, it has a wide spectrum of food. Here we bring you an authentic Peda Recipe from India that’s not only quick but, can be easily made at home. The Peda recipe we listed below is most basic of Indian recipes also one of the tastiest! Trying this Peda recipe at home is an easy way to get a delicious meal.

Here is the Authentic Peda Recipe:



300 gm or 1cup milk powder
240 ml or 1 cup milk
75 gm sugar – preferably jaggery or palm sugar
100 gm ghee/ butter
cardamom powder according to taste – start with ¼ tsp
pistachios to decorate (soak in the water for 6 hrs)


1. Bring milk to a boil, add sugar and ghee.
2. Stir to dissolve / melt. Keep the mix gently bubbling for 6-7 minutes. Slow to a simmer and slowly add milk powder. Mix well and stir for 2-3 minutes.
3. Add cardamom powder and stir well. The mix should have come away from the side of the pan and become a solid lump by now. Leave to cool for 5 minutes.
4. Take small balls, roll slowly in hand and flatten on something like a cutting board. Put half of pistachio on the top. You can use a special Peda stamper to impress leaf, floral or star patterns on the sweets.
5. Leave to cool and set.