Homemade Peda Recipe

Homemade Peda Recipe is very easy to make and though it needs sincere efforts the result is worth it  A great way to live a healthier life is to avoid or limit your consumption of sugar. Making this one simple change can have numerous benefits such as increasing your energy levels, reducing your risk of obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular diseases. One way to avoid sugar is to eat something sweet when you are craving a sweet treat. By eating a healthier alternative to sugar, you are giving your body something it needs and satisfies those sugar cravings. But sometimes (once in a while, if your doctor allows) you can take the liberty and relish something which is simply awesome and one such extremely tasty recipe is Homemade Peda recipe. Peda is a traditional and historical Indian sweet that dates back thousands of years to the Gupta dynasty. It is made with milk, sugar, and flour and has its roots in Western India and Gujarat. Such a simple desert can be found in the home of many Indians and can be made with very few ingredients. The word “peda” is derived from the Sanskrit word “penya” meaning “sweet”. Peda is a traditional Indian sweet. It is made from rice flour, milk, and a few other ingredients. The milk that is used for the recipe is typically the thick layer of cream that sits on top of boiled milk. Peda is typically served with cardamom pods on top. Peda is sweet and soft. In India exchanging “Peda” is a sign of good news. Pedas are exchanged with the good news of Pregnancy, New Born, Promotion, Success in education, Engagement, Marriage, and Prosperity  It is a sweet authentic dish of India it is prepared as sweet thick semi-soft pieces with Khoya, milk, and sugar with Pistachios, Almonds, Cardamom powder as garnishing  Homemade Peda Recipe Originated at Mathura in Uttar Pradesh in India with the name tag “Mathura ka Peda “  Peda recipe is a traditional dish of almost all regions of India with a little difference in names  
  • Peda is its name in most parts of India and Maharashtra
  • Mathura ka Peda in Uttar Pradesh 
  • Dharwad Peda, famous as its name suggests, is from the city of Dharwad in Karnataka. It is some 175 years old 
  • Kandi peda of Satara is very famous in India and abroad.
  • Peda is made purely from milk

How to make Homemade Peda Recipe 

I have made here Peda Recipe with Milk   Milk is the main ingredient in Peda and hence has many benefits
  • Pedas Improve the complexion of the person who partakes it 
  • Due to the ghee used in the preparation when partaken regularly, it provides nourishment to the tissues
  • It relieves fatigue, tiredness, debility
  • It promotes bulky muscles

Ingredients for Homemade Peda Recipe

  • A litre of full cream milk 
  • Sugar as required (i have taken 150gms)
  • Cardamom powder of 6 to 7 cardamoms
  • Almonds, Pistachio, Cashew Nuts for garnishing 
Cooking process
  • Heat a kadai on medium to low flame  
  • Put in one litre full cream milk and keep for boiling 
  • Let it boil by continuous stirring so it does not burn 
  • Keep on stirring 
  • It takes 40 to 45 minutes to reduce it to a semi-solid consistency 
  • Add 150 grams of sugar or as per your taste little by little
  • This will again add the water content due to sugar 
  • Let the sugar dissolve by continuous stir 
  • Let the mixture reduce to a solid consistency to form balls or semi-soft pieces
  • Garnish with Almonds, Pistachios, Cashew Nuts as per your taste 
  • Serve
Do check this recipe of Caramel Pudding Without Oven Do check this if u want more on this recipe. Do try at home and let me know in my comment box

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