Khoya Peda Recipe

October 7, 2011

Ingredients:

1/2 kg Soft white khoya

2-1/2 cups (approx.300gms) sugar powdered

1/2 tsp cardamom powder

1 tsp cardamom seeds semi crushed

1 tbsp slivered or crushed pistachios

Recipe to prepare Khoya Peda :

.    Grate khoya with a steel (not iron) grater.
.    Add powdered sugar and mix well.
.    Put mixture in a large heavy or nonstick pan.
.    Heat first on high for few minutes.
.    The on slow till done.
.    Make sure to stir continuously, while on heat.
.    When mixture thick and gooey, add cardamom.
.    Mix well, and take off fire.
.    Allow to cool, gently turning occasionally.
.    Use cookie moulds, or shape pedas with palms into patty rounds.
.    Mix pistachios and cardamom seeds and press a bit on top of each.
.    If using moulds, first sprinkle some at bottom.
.    Take some mixture and press into mould.
.    When set well, invert and carefully, unmould.
.    The pedas are ready to be served.

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