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this doodh peda recipe is made with khoya and taste too good. peda is one of the popular indian sweets.

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15minutes

doodh peda recipe with step by step photos. this peda recipe made with khoya or mawa is one of the popular indian sweets. you will get milk peda in any mithai shop in india. making peda with khoya is easy, quick and does not take much time. these milk pedas taste super delicious and are just like the pedas you get in mithai shops.

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there are many varieties of peda that can be made by adding various dry fruits, flavorings like saffron or cardamom powder or rose water and some more ingredients like milk powder or coconut etc. i have already shared milk peda recipe made using condensed milk.

traditionally peda recipe is made with khoya or mawa. this recipe post explains the basic method of making peda with khoya. mawa or khoya is basically evaporated and dried milk solids and is used in making many indian sweets like:

  1. gulab jamun
  2. kala jamun
  3. rava ladoo
  4. coconut ladoo
  5. gujiya

few tips for making peda recipe

  1. for the nuts you can add your choice of nuts.
  2. for aroma i have used cardamom powder. you can also use saffron or both saffron and cardamon powder. even rose water can be added.
  3. depending on the type of khoya used, the pedas can have a smooth or grainy texture.
  4. this peda recipe can be halved, doubled or tripled.
  5. to make this doodh peda recipe, you can use traditionally made mawa or even the instant khoya. i have used instant khoya which i had shared two days back. making instant khoya is quicker and easier than making mawa in the traditional slow cook method. you can check the recipes in the below given links:

if you are looking for more sweets recipes then do check:

  1. kaju katli
  2. besan ladoo
  3. karanji recipe
  4. motichoor ladoo
  5. jalebi recipe
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doodh peda recipe

this doodh peda recipe is made with khoya and taste too good. peda is one of the popular indian sweets.
course sweets
cuisine north indian
prep time 5 minutes
cook time 10 minutes
total time 15 minutes
servings 12 pedas
rough calories per serving 106 kcal
author dassana amit

ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

  • 200 to 205 grams grated khoya or 1 cup tightly packed grated khoya (mawa or evaporated and dried milk solids)
  • ½ cup sugar or 125 grams sugar, add as required
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons milk
  • 3 to 4 pistachios or almonds , thinly sliced

how to make doodh peda recipe

making peda mixture

  1. first grate or crumble 200 to 205 grams of khoya. take the grated khoya in a heavy kadai or pan. you will need 1 cup tightly packed grated khoya. you can use homemade or store brought khoya. i have used instant khoya. 

  2. add ½ cup sugar (125 grams) and ½ teaspoon cardamom powder.

  3. keep the pan on a stove top on a low flame.

  4. then mix the khoya with the sugar very well. 

  5. next add 2 to 3 tablespoons milk. mix well.

  6. you will see the sugar melting and the mixture getting a liquid consistency.

  7. continuously keep on stirring and simmer the peda mixture. you have to stir non-stop so that the mixture does not get browned from the bottom.

  8. stir often and the mixture will start bubbling.

  9. continue to stir and cook till the mixture thickens and leaves the sides of the pan.

  10. then immediately pour the entire peda mixture in a steel plate or a tray. when you pour the mixture it will still be in a molten state but thickened. do not over cook as then the pedas will become chewy.

  11. let it become warm at room temperature.

making doodh peda

  1. now take small portions from the lukewarm peda mixture and roll them in small to medium balls.

  2. place a few slivered pistachios or almonds on top of each peda ball.

  3. with a peda maker, press each ball to give a distinct design on top of it. if you do not have a peda maker, then just roll the mixture in balls and then flatten them. press a few almonds or pistachios on top.

  4. make a design on all doodh peda with the peda maker. in case the doodh peda fall flat and do not hold shape, then they are slightly undercooked. gather all the mixture together and heat again in the pan for 2 to 3 minutes or till the mixture leaves sides of the pan.

  5. now you can store the milk peda for a few hours at room temperature and then serve later. leftovers can be refrigerated. this doodh peda recipe yields 12 medium sized pedas.

recipe notes

  • this peda recipe can be halved, doubled or tripled.

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how to make doodh peda recipe

1. first grate or crumble 200 to 205 grams of khoya. take the grated khoya in a heavy kadai or pan. you will need 1 cup tightly packed grated khoya. you can use store brought or homemade khoya. i have used instant khoya. recipe is shared here – instant khoya recipe.

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2. add ½ cup sugar (125 grams) and ½ teaspoon cardamom powder.

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3. keep the pan on a stove top on a low flame. then mix the khoya with the sugar.

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4. mix evenly and very well.

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5. now add 2 to 3 tablespoons milk.

making doodh peda recipe

6. mix well. you will see the sugar melting and the mixture getting a liquid consistency.

making doodh peda recipe

7. continuously keep on stirring and simmer the peda mixture.

making doodh peda recipe

8. you have to stir non-stop so that the mixture does not get browned from the bottom.

making milk peda recipe

9. stir often and the mixture will start bubbling.

making milk peda recipe

10. continue to stir and cook till the mixture thickens and leaves the sides of the pan.

making milk peda recipe

11. in the below pic the mixture has begun to leave the sides of the pan.

making peda recipe

12. then immediately pour the entire peda mixture in a steel plate or a tray. when you pour the mixture it will still be in a molten state but thickened. do not over cook as then the pedas will become chewy.

making peda recipe

13. let it become warm at room temperature.

making peda recipe

14. in the below pic the mawa peda mixture has become lukewarm.

making peda recipe

shaping doodh peda

15. now take small portions from the lukewarm peda mixture and roll them in small to medium balls.

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16. place a few slivered pistachios or almonds on top of each milk peda ball.

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17. with a peda maker, press each ball to give a distinct design on top of it. if you do not have a peda maker, then just roll the mixture in balls and then flatten them. press a few almonds or pistachios on top.

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18. make a design on all pedas with the peda maker. in case the doodh pedas fall flat and do not hold shape, then they are slightly undercooked. gather all the mixture together and heat again in the pan for 2 to 3 minutes or till the doodh peda mixture leaves sides of the pan.

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19. now you can store the milk peda for a few hours at room temperature and then serve later. leftovers can be refrigerated. this doodh peda recipe yields 12 medium sized pedas.

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41 comments/reviews

  1. can we substitute jaggery for sugar.

    • Mohan, Yes you can.

  2. I made the pedas and they were tasty. Is there option that we can get ready to eat pedas …lol
    Thanks for the recepie.

    • Welcome Sagar. Glad to know that you liked the peda recipe.

  3. Nice one .Thanks For Sharing

    • welcome.

  4. Thank you..! I made the recipe for Janmashtami..! It was easy and perfect as prasad..!

    • welcome madhavi, thanks for positive feedback 🙂

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