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Peda is a an Indian sweet which traces its origin ages ago in ancient times. Prepared primarily in the state of Uttar Pradesh, the Peda has spread to many parts of the Indian subcontinent. A large of variety of Peda is served on almost all Indian festivals and occassions


  • - 1 tsp semi crushed Cardamom Seeds
  • - 1/2 kg soft white Khoya
  • - 1 tbsp slivered or crushed Pistachios
  • - 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • - 2-1/2 cups powdered Sugar


  • - Take a steel grater and grate khoya. Be careful for not to use iron grater.
  • - Add powdered sugar to it and mix well.
  • - Take a nonstick pan and put the mixture into it.
  • - Heat the mixture on high flame for few minutes and then lower the flame.
  • - Be careful to stir continuously, while the pan is on heat.
  • - Add cardamom when the mixture gets thick and gooey.
  • - Mix it well and take the pan off from fire.
  • - Allow it to cool with occasionally gentle turning .
  • - Shape pedas with palms into patty rounds. You can also use cookie moulds for this purpose.
  • - Take pistachios and cardamom seeds and mix them well.
  • - Press a bit of this mixture on top of each peda.
  • - In case you are using moulds, first sprinkle the mixture of some pistachios and cardamom seeds at bottom.
  • - Take some peda mixture and press into mould.
  • - When set well, invert and carefully, unmould.
  • - Delectable Pedas are ready to be served.