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kesar peda recipe

peda recipe with mawa
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: diwali sweets, sweets
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 1.5 tbsp ghee
  • 200 gms khoya
  • 1 pinch saffron threads
  • 2 tbsp warm milk
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 10-12 whole nuts - of your choice


  • firstly crumble mawa and keep it ready. also soak the saffron threads in warm milk. 
  • add ghee to the pan and add the khoya to it. 
  • stir until it melts and becomes lump free. now add the saffron soaked milk and mix well. 
  • when it is little stiff, transfer it to the bowl and let it cool completely. 
  • add powdered sugar to it and mix well to make it a dough. 
  • apply ghee on hands and scoop out a small portion. make balls and flatten it. make a small dent in center. 
  • place the nuts in center. refrigerate it for an hour before you serve.