Pedhas

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
500 grams Khoya; (mawa)
300 grams Sugar
3 drops Colour as required
8 Pistas sliced; up to 10
½ teaspoon Cardamom powder
Cookie mould

Grate khoya . Powder sugar . Mix together in a skillet .

Heat on low flame , stiring continously .

Cook till mixture thickens . It should form a very soft lump .

Cool for 10 minutes . Add cardamom powder & colour . Mix well .

Take a small fistful of mixture . Form a ball . Press into the cookie mould .

Turn out carefully . Press 2-3 slices of pista on the centre .

Repeat for remaining mixture .

Note on khoya.

Khoya is available in most Indian sweetmeat stores anywhere.

Making at home consumes time but isn't that difficult.

Boil milk on high flame in a large heavy saucepan till water evaporates , leaving a soft lump. Stir frequently while cooking.

OR Substitute with 1 tin (400 g) condensed milk and 1 cup milk.

Lessen sugar by ½. Boil till a soft lump is formedium Stir continuously while cooking.

Serves: 36 pieces

Time required: ½ hr.

Shelf Life: 15 days (refrigerated) Converted by MC_Buster.

Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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