Amrit Peda


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Mava pedas stuffed with pistachios.

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Makes 8 pedas.
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  1. Combine the khoya and powdered sugar in a heavy bottomed pan and cook on a slow flame, while stirring continuously till the sugar has dissolved and the moisture has evaporated (approximately 5 to 10 minutes).
  2. Remove from the fire, add the cardamom powder and mix well. Allow it to cool completely.
  3. Divide the mixture into two portions, 2/3 and 1/3.
  4. In the 1/3 mixture, add the pistachios and mix well.
  5. In the 2/3 mixture, add the saffron strands and mix well.
  6. Divide the pistachios mixture into 8 equal portions. Shape into even sized rounds.
  7. Divide the saffron mixture into 8 equal portions and shape into even sized rounds.
  8. Stuff each saffron round with the pistachio round and seal the edges completely.
  9. Make designs on the peda using a toothpick.
  10. Garnish with slivered pistachios.
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