Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Amrit Peda

Amrit Peda

Mava pedas stuffed with pistachios.

Preparation Time :  15 mins.
Cooking Time:  15 mins.
Makes 8 pedas.


1 cup grated Khoya (mava)
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
1/4 cup blanched, peeled and choped pistachios
a few saffron (kesar) strands

For the Garnish:
2 to 3 pistachios, slivered

Preparation Method:

Combine the khoya and powdered sugar in a heavy bottomed pan and cook on a slow flame, while stirring continuously till the sugar has dissolved and the moisture has evaporated (approximately 5 to 10 minutes).
Remove from the fire, add the cardamom powder and mix well. Allow it to cool completely.
Divide the mixture into two portions, 2/3 and 1/3.
In the 1/3 mixture, add the pistachios and mix well.
In the 2/3 mixture, add the saffron strands and mix well.
Divide the pistachios mixture into 8 equal portions. Shape into even sized rounds.
Divide the saffron mixture into 8 equal portions and shape into even sized rounds.
Stuff each saffron round with the pistachio round and seal the edges completely.
Make designs on the peda using a toothpick.
Garnish with slivered pistachios.

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