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Mathura ke Pede

surabhi Mehrotra
10 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
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ABOUT Mathura ke Pede RECIPE

It is a North Indian sweet dish ,that originated from Mathura . One of the most favourite sweet of Lord Krishna, prepared by mawa (khoya) n bura. One of Holi speciality . I have been relishing this amazing sweet since childhood and wanted to create at home . Got inspiration for this from NishaMadhulika Ji.

Recipe Tags

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

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. Khoya/Mawa - 500 grams (2 1/2 cup)
  2. Tagar/ Bura - 500 grams (2 1/2 cup)
  3. ghee 1 - 2 tbsp
  4. 1/2 cup milk
  5. Green cardamom powder (8-10)


  1. Take a heavy bottom pan or kadhai, heat and put mawa in it. Keep on stirring continuously so that it does not stick in the pan. It will start changing colour in some time, add some ghee at this point.
  2. Keep stirring, now whenever it changes colour keep adding milk. Do this til mawa becomes brown.
  3. Let mawa cool completely. Now add 400 gram of tagar and cardamom powder, mix well.
  4. Spread the remaining tagar on a plate. Take a lemon size ball of mixture in hand and give it a shape of a peda. Now roll this peda on tagar and press a little by hand.
  5. Similarly make rest of the pedas. Leave them to dry for half to one hour outside and then store in airtight container.
  6. Enjoy simple yet flavourful divine sweet.

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Varsha Thakkar
Varsha Thakkar   Oct-25-2017

bura means powdered sugar

Priya Iyer
Priya Iyer   Apr-15-2017

What is bura?

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