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Mathura ke pede

suman prakash
12 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Mathura ke pede RECIPE

Mathura ke Peda is the delicacy of Mathura, a very popular and well known place of Uttar Pradesh State of India. These peda are made up of khoya (dried evaporated milk) mixed together with sugar, cardamom and ghee. These peda are different from malai peda in colour and flavour. Anyone can prepare peda easily at home by following this method.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Diwali
  • UP
  • Simmering
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. 2 cups khoya
  2. 1/2 cup regular or castor sugar
  3. 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  4. 4 tsp kund, boora or tagar
  5. 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  6. Few blanched and peeled pistachios
  7. Coarsely grinded cardamom powder as required to garnish
  8. Fresh rose petals


  1. Grate or crumble the khoya/mawa into a bowl. Add 1/2 cup regular sugar or castor sugar and keep it aside for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Transfer the sugar and mawa mixture into a heavy bottomed non-stick pan. Roast the mixture over medium to low heat till it turns brown. This process would take around 20 minutes. Turn off the heat.
  3. Immediately add the cardamom powder to give these pedas a distinctive flavor. Also add 1/2 cup of powdered sugar into the mixture while the mixture is nice and hot. Mix it well.
  4. Let it cool and make small balls of this mixture. Press each ball in the center to give it shape.
  5. Coat each peda with kund or boora.
  6. Garnish each peda with coarsely grounded cardamom powder and decorate the platter with rose petals.

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Manjushree Sooraj
Manjushree Sooraj   Aug-24-2016

yummy...please let me know what boora is...very new to me..

Madhuchanda Sharma
Madhuchanda Sharma   Jun-27-2016

perfect pede from mathura at home :D

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