Kesari Instant Peda

    Kesari Instant Peda is a saffron infused milk based sweet which is prepared easily and instantly for festival occasions. Try this recipe at home.


    Tamil Nadu, India
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    • Sweetened Condensed milk – 200g
    • Milk powder – 1 cup
    • Unsalted butter – 50 g
    • Milk – 2 Tbsp.
    • Kesari Saffron Powder 1 Pinch
    • To garnish, Almonds – 17, a few Saffron Strands


    1. In a pan, heat milk over a low flame and transfer it to a small bowl. Add saffron powder, blend well and keep aside.
    2. In a non-stick pan, melt butter. Once melted, add the milk powder and mix well making sure that there are no lumps.
    3. Next, add the condensed milk and cook for 3-4 minutes on low flame stirring continuously.
    4. Now, add the saffron infused milk to the condensed milk mixture, mix well and continue cooking for 7-8 minutes on low heat, until the mix becomes thick.
    5. Once the peda mix has become thick, transfer the mixture to a plate and let it cool for 30 minutes.
    6. After the mix has cooled, make small balls, flatten them out a little and crimp the edges using a toothpick to give them a peda shape.
    7. Once all the pedas are ready, gently press down an almond in the center of the peda.
    8. Garnish with saffron strands and serve.

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