Penda

  • on June 10, 2022
  • 532 Views
Peda or Pera is a sweet dish hailing from the Indian subcontinent. It originated from Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India.Usually prepared in thick, semi-soft pieces, its main ingredients are khoa, sugar and traditional flavorings including cardamom seeds, pistachio nuts and saffron.
 

Pedas are an all time favorite sweet. Pedas are like soft milk fudge.Variant spellings and names for the dessert include pedhapenda (in Gujarati) and pera.

 

Penda

Sukaina Nasser Mamado
Pedas are an all time favorite sweet. Pedas are like soft milk fudge.Variant spellings and names for the dessert include pedhapenda (in Gujarati) and pera.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course sweet starters
Cuisine Indian
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • 100 grams unsalted butter
  • 1 evaporated milk
  • 1/2 kilogram milk powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon saffron
  • Coarsely ground almonds and pistachios for decoration

Instructions
 

  • Mix all the ingredients except milk powder in a saucepan and heat
  • When it just starts to boil mix in the milk powder and stir well
  • Cook on low heat for 15 to 20 minutes stirring constantly
  • Remove from heat and leave to cool
  • Grease palm of your hand (to prevent stickiness), divide the mixture, form into balls of desired size and flatten slightly
  • Decorate the top with coarsely ground almonds and pistachios
Keyword peda, pendas

Article Tags:
· · · ·
Article Categories:
Sweets

Leave a Reply