Thursday, 27 October 2016

Kesar Peda (Indian Milk Dessert)

Kesar Peda (Indian Milk Dessert) is a Saffron infused milk sweet. 

Pedas originated in the city of Mathura in present-day Uttar Pradesh. Traditionally it is made with Khoya. However instant recipe uses condensed milk and milk powder and can be made in microwave in hardly 10 minutes.

Kesar Peda

Milk Powder - 120 gram 
Condensed milk - 200 gram 
Unsalted Butter - 20 gram (room temperature)
Cardamom Powder - 1/3 teaspoon 
Pistachio - 5-6 (thinly sliced)
Saffron - pinch in 2 tea spoon milk


  1. Soak saffron threads in warm milk to get a nice colour from it
  2. Add melted butter to a microwavable bowl
  3. Add milk powder one spoon at a time and keep mixing with a spatula
  4. Add Condensed milk and keep mixing
  5. Microwave for a minute
  6. Add Saffron milk
  7. Add Cardamom powder
  8. Mix with spatula
  9. Microwave for a minute
  10. Mix with spatula
  11. Microwave for a minute
  12. Leave to cool down in fridge for about an hours
  13. Roll it  in a round shape and then flatten gently giving it a shape of peda
  14. Garnish with pistachio, Cardamom powder and saffron(optional), sticking them to centre

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