Thursday, 9 December 2010

Pedha / Peda


1 cup Carnation Milk powder
3/4 cup sugar
5 1/4 Tablespoons unsalted butter
A pinch of Cardamom powder
Chopped Pistachios for garnishing

Method :
1. Heat pan on medium high. Add 3 tablespoons of water along with the sugar.
2. Boil for a few minutes till you have the consistency of a single thread.
3. Test between your fingers. It should form a single thread when the fingers are pulled apart.
4. Turn the heat down to medium low. Add the unsalted butter then stir till the butter melts.
5. Now, Add the milk powder and cardamom, mix well.
6. When the mixture becomes like cake-batter then take it off the stove and keep it aside Cool for 1 hour.
7. As the batter thickens, make 2 inch balls. Dent in the middle to form a small crater.
8. Garnish with chopped nuts. Makes 12 to 15 pedhas.

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