Health Peda


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Health peda is a sweet dish preparation, especially for diabetics and weight loss seekers. The peda is prepared by mixing flour with milk and sugar substitute sachets. The tasty health pedas are relished garnished with chopped pistachios.

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Health Peda recipe - How to make Health Peda

Preparation Time: Preparation Time : 25 mins.   Cooking Time: Cooking Time : 50 mins.   Total Time:    
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1 ltr low fat milk
a few saffron (kesar) strands
1/4 tsp citric acid
2 tsp levelled cornflour
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
4 sachets of sugar substitute

For the garnish
1 tsp chopped pistachios (optional) or a few saffron (kesar) strands

how to proceed

    how to proceed
  1. keep 4 teaspoons of milk aside and boil the remaining milk in a heavy bottomed pan, stirring throughout, until it reduces to half.
  2. warm the saffron in a small vessel, add 4 teaspoons of milk and rub until the saffron dissolves. add to the boiling milk.
  3. mix the citric acid in 3 teaspoons of water. add this mixture very gradually to the boiling milk until it curdles slightly. this may require anything from half to the entire quantity of the citric acid mixture.
  4. mix the cornflour in the balance 4 teaspoons of milk and add to the boiling mixture.
  5. continue stirring till the mixture becomes thick and resembles khoya. add the cardamom powder and mix well. allow to cool. add the sugar substitute and mix well.
  6. Shape into 7 small balls and serve, garnished saffron or pistachio.

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This recipe was contributed by vishakha_p on 28 May 2002

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