By Moumita Paul
Kesar Peda is a classic Indian sweet dish made with Kesar (saffron), milk / mawa (khoya) / Powdered milk, cardamom powder, sugar and ghee. learn how to make kesar peda at home with a few simple tips and tricks with step by step picture details.
For making Kesar Peda, first, take 1 cup of milk and mix it with 1/2 cup milk powder. Stir well to keep the mix lump free.
Mix the “milk powder mixed milk” with the rest of the milk and start boiling the milk on medium heat.
Once the milk starts boiling, take a tablespoon of milk and soak a small portion of saffron strands into the hot milk. Soak the saffron strands for 10 mins.
Mix the saffron-soaked milk with the boiling milk, mix it well and keep boiling the milk until gets thick and yellow rabri or mawa. Turn off the heat.Completely cool down the mawa.
Once the rabri or mawa cools down and comes at room temperature, mix well with powdered sugar, ground green cardamom (elaichi) powder and ghee. Now mixture is ready for making Kesar Peda.
Grease your palm with slight ghee and form the peda with your desired shape. Kesar Peda is ready, garnish this sweet with pistachio sleeves and saffron strands.