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Saffron Paneer Peda

Priti Tara
5 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Saffron Paneer Peda RECIPE

This Saffron Paneer Peda is a simple, delicious and melt in mouth dessert with grainy texture. It is prepared with minimal ingredients and has an authentic Indian flavour that is rich as it is made with paneer and ghee.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Festive
  • Indian
  • Simmering
  • Dessert
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 2 cups Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , crumbled
  2. 4 tablespoons Sugar
  3. 1/2 teaspoon Cardamom (Elaichi) Powder
  4. Saffron strands , a generous pinch
  5. 2 tablespoons Water
  6. 1/2 teaspoon Ghee
  7. 2 teaspoons Rose water


  1. To begin making the Saffron Paneer Peda recipe, keep the paneer ready. You can either use store bought paneer or make it at home. 
  2. Follow this Homemade Paneer Recipe to make fresh paneer in your kitchen. Place the  the paneer ina  mixing bowl and crumble it well using your fingers. Transfer this crumbled paneer to the mixer grinder.
  3. To the mixer-grinder, add saffron, cardamom powder, sugar and water to it. Grind everything together into a smooth paste.
  4. Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan on medium-low heat, transfer the paneer mixture from the mixer jar and cook it on low flame.
  5. Now add rose water and keep stirring continuously until  everything comes together, leaving the sides of the pan. Turn off the flame, and allow it to cool. Transfer into a bowl. 
  6. Grease your hands with some ghee and knead the paneer mixture into smooth dough without cracks.
  7. Roll the dough flat using rolling pin and cut into desired shape for making pedas. The delicious paneer peda is ready. Transfer to a platter. 
  8. Serve Saffron Paneer Peda as a dessert after your meal or serve it with some snacks like Poha Chivda to guests when they visit your home during festivals. 

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BetterButter Editorial   Jun-18-2018

Hi Priti, your image of this recipe has been removed since it was plagiarised. We have a strict policy against plagiarism. Please refrain from uploading images from the Internet. Please upload an original picture at the earliest. Your recipe is currently hidden, once you have posted an original image for the recipe email us at [email protected] so we may display for public viewing.

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