No other dessert can compete with the delicious taste of peda. Just have a bite and the flavour of cardamom, pistachio and the taste of mawa will give a sweet treat to your taste buds. You can make them easily at home for any festive occasion.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Servings: makes 20 to 25 pedas (depending on size)

  •  500g white khoya
  • 2.5 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp cardamom seeds (semi crushed)
  • 1 tbsp pistachios (semi crushed)

 Preparation Instructions:

  • Grate khoya. use steel grater. Add powdered sugar to it and mix well.
  • Put the mixture in a non-stick pan and cook on low flame. Stir continuously till the mixture become thick and light golden in colour.
  • Add cardamom powder and mix well. Turn off the stove.
  • Allow to cool and stir gently in between.
  • When cool, take a small ball and shape it into rounded square shaped pedas.
  • Mix pistachios and cardamom seeds and put this mixture on the pedas. Pedas are ready to serve.


  • You can use cookies moulds to make pedas of different shapes.
  • You can also use other dry fruits to garnish the pedas.

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