Kesar Peda RecipePrep Time : 2 Minutes | Cook Time : 10-12 minutesRecipe Category : SweetsMakes 10 PedasIngredients
- Milk powder or Mava Powder 1 cup
- Sugar 1 cup*
- Cardamom Powder 1/4 tsp
- Butter 2 tbsp
- Milk 2 tbsp
- Safron Strands 10-15 no.s
- Yellow Food Color a pinch
- Pistachios or any nuts for garnishing
First warm milk in microwave for 30 seconds or to the warm milk add saffron strands and let it rest.
Heat a non stick vessel or heavy bottomed kadai, add 3 tbsp water and sugar stir well.
Then add milk or mawa powder, milk, butter, food color and stir well.
To check the right consistency, grease ur hand and pinch a small portion and roll it, it should roll without sticky.
Allow the mixture to cool down, when it is slightly warm grease your hand pinch a lime sized portion, then make small balls and flatten gently and garnish with nuts.
That's it...delicious Kesar Pead ready to serve.
*Sugar quantity can be adjusted and you can also use up to 3/4 cup, I have tried with used 3/4 cup sugar and 2 tbsp water.
You can also use tutti frutti to garnish the peda. Initially the peda dough will be loose but after cooling it gets thick, just knead it few minutes and shape into pedas.