Amrit Peda By bhavna6


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Amrit peda are the malai pedas which are stuffed with pistachios. A rich dessert recipe prepared from mawa, crushed nuts and sugar, amrit peda is appealing in looks and creamy and delicious in taste.

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Amrit Peda By bhavna6 recipe - How to make Amrit Peda By bhavna6

Preparation Time: : 15 mins.    Cooking Time: : 15 mins.    Total Time:     8


1 cup grated mava (khoya)
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
1/4 cup pistachios , blanched , peeled and chopped
a few saffron (kesar) strands
For the garnish
2 to 3 pistachios, slivered

  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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This recipe was contributed by bhavna6 on 22 Jul 2001

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