Malai Peda
 
 
Malai Peda is one of the most well-known of Indian mithai (dessert). Malai Peda has an attractive texture and taste. Malai Peda is most common Indian sweet for celebration. Malai Peda is a famous Indian dessert made from condensed milk and a special process of curdling condensed milk turns it into a richly textured product like Khoya, which then flavored with cardamom and saffron. Malai Peda has spicy fragrance and intense flavor make it a hit with adults and the amazing texture and succulent mouth-feel make it popular with kids.
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Recipe type: Sweet & Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
  • 1 Tin Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • ½ cup Milk
  • ¼ cup Milk Powder
  • 1 tbsp Corn Flour
  • 1-2 tbsp Fresh Cream
  • ¼ tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • Few Strands of Saffron/Kesar
  • Chopped Dry Fruits for Garnishing (Almonds/Cashew/Pistachios)
  • Chandi/Edible Silver Warq/Warkh (optional)
Instructions
  1. Add corn flour into milk, mix it till without lump and keep aside.
  2. Heat ghee into the pan. Add condensed milk in it and cook it for 2 minutes on low flame, then add lemon juice and stir continuously.
  3. Once mixture start curdling, add milk-corn flour mixture into that, stir it continuously till mixture becomes thick little bit.
  4. Now add milk powder, fresh cream, cardamom powder and saffron strands and stir it again till mixture start leaving the sides of the pan.
  5. Remove the prepared mixture into the bowl, let it cool down.
  6. Now divide the mixture into the small-small parts and make balls from the mixture, press each balls between your hand plums lightly and give it the shape as pre your choice.
  7. Malai Peda is ready, garnish it using edible chandi warakh and chopped dry fruits.
Notes
• You can store this Malai Peda into the refrigerator up to 1 week.
• You can add yellow or orage food color to make colorful Pedas.
Recipe by Binjal's VEG Kitchen at http://www.binjalsvegkitchen.com/malai-peda/