Kesar Malai Modak Pedha | How to make Kesar Malai Modak Pedha

By Sanika SN  |  4th Mar 2018  |  
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About Kesar Malai Modak Pedha Recipe

Pedha is an Indian sweet made up of milk solid / evaporated milk / khoya, sugar, cardamom powder and saffron. To make malai pedha I'm using ricotta cheese which will give creamy texture to pedha and using condensed milk to sweeten it.

Kesar Malai Modak Pedha

Ingredients to make Kesar Malai Modak Pedha

  • 250 Gms or 1 Tub Ricotta Cheese
  • 350 Gms Condensed Milk Tin (I used half tin for the recipe)
  • 1/4 Cup saffron infused warm milk
  • 1/4 Teaspoons coarsely ground green cardamom powder

How to make Kesar Malai Modak Pedha

  1. In a non-stick pan add ricotta cheese and keep stirring continuously.
  2. Mixture will become runny, keep cooking for 20 minutes.
  3. When all the moisture starts evaporating add condensed milk, saffron milk and cook for another 20-25 minutes.
  4. In a while you will see that the mixture is thickening up.
  5.  Add cardamom seeds and give it quick mix.
  6. Remove it from heat and let it cool.
  7.  Make small balls and press them in Pedha Modak Mould. 
  8. If you don't have modak mould you can make small balls and press them gently to give them pedha shape.
  9. Press Slivered Pistachio and serve.
  10. You can use Khoya instead of Ricotta Cheese. Saute khoya in a pan on medium heat and rest follow the above procedure.

Reviews for Kesar Malai Modak Pedha (1)

Maanika Hoon2 years ago

Such beautiful pedas :)