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Malai Kesar Peda

Malai  Kesar Peda Recipe-How to make Kesar Peda-Peda Recipe

Malai Kesar Peda is a one of the most famous, rich milk Indian dessert
Malai  Kesar Peda is a perfect dessert for the festive occasions and celebrations.

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Malai Kesar Peda Recipe

Prep time: 5 min       Cooking Time: 40-50 min    Serves: 8-10 Pieces

Main Ingredients: milk & sugar
Recipe Type: sweet &Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Level of cooking: Difficult
Author: Swati Paathak
Taste: Sweet


  • Whole milk 1 litter
  • Saffron (kesar) a few strands
  • 2 tablespoon normal milk
  • 2 tablespoon warm milk
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 2 pinch Citric acid
  • 1 tablespoon corn flour

For Garnishing:
  • Almonds chopped as per choice
  • Pistachios chopped as per choice
  • Saffron strands as per choice
  • Soak the saffron in two teaspoons of warm milk and keep aside.
  • Mix the corn flour with normal milk and keep aside. 
  • Mix the citric acid in one tablespoon of water and keep aside.


  1. Bring the milk to a boil in a deep non-stick pan. 
  2. Then Cook over medium flame for about 20-30 minutes, while stirring occasionally and scraping the sides of the pan, till the milk reduces to half its original quantity.
  3. Add the sugar and saffron milk continues to cook for 5 minutes over a medium flame while stirring occasionally and scraping the sides of the pan.
  4. Add the cornflour mixture to the boiling milk and mix well.
  5. Add citric acid mixture gradually to the boiling milk. 
  6. Cook over medium flame till the mixture resembles mava (khoya) while stirring continuously and scrapping the sides of the pan.
  7. Add the cardamom powder and mix well. 
  8. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  9. Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape each portion and shape into round balls or as desired.
  10. Garnish with almonds, saffron or pistachios as per choice.
  11. Serve or store refrigerated till use. 

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                        Looking super delicious,
                        Drooling pics!!Awesome.
                        CURRY AND SPICE said…
                        Yummy looking n perfect
                        Anu Yalo said…
                        Good one and nice clicks!!
                        Kushigalu said…
                        super delicious. I want to grab some right now :-)
                        Beena said…
                        Looks so yummy
                        Wow what a classic sweet dish. Great combination, Delicious and mouth watering...
                        CURRY AND SPICE said…
                        yummy... perfect for the festivity
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                        Yummy ,I love pedas!!

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