Traditional Indian Sweet
Peda, Peda (Gujarati) or Pera is very famous Indian Sweet.. It is soft thick peice of khoya, flavoured with cardamom seeds , pistachios, dry nuts and saffron with bura(healthy sugar).
Peda may be creamy white to caramel in color. The word Peda is also used for peice of dough substance, such as khoya or flour.
Peda is mainly originate in the city of Mathura, present in Uttar Pradesh. But now from Uttarpradesh it spread to many parts of the India.
Thakur Ram Ratan Singh of lucknow, who migrated to Dharwad (in present day Karnataka) in 1850’s introduced pedas there.
Pedas are used as Prasadam after ladies in many religious activities.
Traditionally in Dharwad Peda milk is cooked down and sweetned appropriately to take on luxurious taste. Than thicken mass is rolled in powdered sugar..All I say awesome in taste..
Adjust sugar as per your taste..For more health benefits use tagaar or boora or brown sugar. This recipe can be make with mawa or khoya too.
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