Kesar Peda

Kesar Peda

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केसर पेड़ा रेसिपी | केसर पेढ़ा - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Kesar Peda in Hindi) 
કેસર પેંડા - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Kesar Peda in Gujarati) 

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Kesar Peda has a characteristic opulence about it, with the dominant flavours of saffron and cardamom lacing the intense richness of mava.

By using readymade mava we have brought down the cooking time required to make this traditional mithai. You still have to plan ahead when you want to prepare this, as it requires a day’s cooling.

After being allowed to cool for a day, the mixture appears to be quite hard, but once you crumble it, you will get the required peda texture.

You can prepare and store the Kesar Pedas in the fridge in an airtight container, for a week.

You can also try your hand at other saffron based treats like the Kesar Sandesh Bhog , Kesar Malai Kulfi and Kesari Milk .

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Kesar Peda recipe - How to make Kesar Peda

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 16 pedas
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  1. Combine the saffron and milk in a small bowl, mix very well and keep aside.
  2. Heat the mava in a broad non-stick pan and cook on a medium flame for 7 to 8 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Transfer the mixture into a thali and spread it evenly. Cover it with a lid and keep aside for a day.
  5. Crumble the mava mixture, add the cardamom powder and saffron-milk mixture and mix very well.
  6. Divide the mixture into 16 equal portions and shape each portion into a round flat 376 mm. (1½”) diameter circle.
  7. Serve or store in an air-tight container and refrigerate.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per peda
Energy98 cal
Protein3.6 g
Carbohydrates10.3 g
Fiber0 g
Fat4.7 g
Cholesterol0.1 mg
Sodium0.1 mg
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RECIPE SOURCE : Rajasthani CookbookBuy this cookbook
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Kesar Peda
 on 03 May 20 11:57 PM

Maam pls show me the recipe of sugar free kesar peda
Kesar Peda
 on 21 Oct 19 07:26 AM

Your recipes are too good, yummy and easy to make. Thanks for sharing. Madam, for mava, we get both sweetened and unsweetened. Which one should we use?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Use the unsweetened...
22 Oct 19 10:48 AM
Kesar Peda
 on 01 Aug 19 02:14 PM

How much grams in 1cup mava??
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, it is approx 200 gms...
02 Aug 19 11:22 AM
Kesar Peda
 on 18 Oct 18 04:05 AM

How do you make mava? Thanks
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Pooja, Here is the recipe to make mawa at home
19 Oct 18 09:21 AM
Kesar Peda
 on 17 Oct 18 10:21 AM

How do I make na a from the ricotta cheese? Thanks.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Pooja, You cannot make this using Ricotta cheese.
17 Oct 18 04:34 PM
Kesar Peda
 on 11 Sep 18 11:20 AM

Can you make doodh peda with milk powder? If yes can you show it in YouTube?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Anusha, Thanks for your suggestion. We will come up with a recipe for doodh peda with milk powder.
12 Sep 18 08:57 AM
Kesar Peda
 on 07 Mar 17 04:43 AM

Do we need to keep the mixture for a day Or hrs ?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Raminder, You have to allow the mixture to cool for a day so that it appears quite hard and after crumbling it, you will get the required peda texture.
07 Jun 18 02:41 PM
Kesar Peda
 on 28 Sep 16 01:54 AM

If you cannot find mama easily since I live abroad . What alternative ingredient can you use ? Can you use Ricotta cheese?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Mona, do not use ricotto cheese, instead make mava at home.
Edited after original posting.
28 Sep 16 08:49 AM
Kesar Peda
 on 08 Apr 15 03:14 PM

I always thought peda are very difficult to make till I came up with this recipe, it is easy, quick and taste quite nice.