Kesar Mawa Peda Recipe: A Simple and Fast Delight by Chef Amrita Raichand #amritaraichand #recipe #janmashtami

Kesar Mawa Peda || Easy & Quick Recipe || Chef Amrita Raichand #amritaraichand #recipe #janmashtami

H1 Kesar Mawa Peda Recipe: A Simple and Fast Delight by Chef Amrita Raichand


If you’re a fan of traditional Indian sweets and are looking for a quick and easy recipe to satisfy your cravings, look no further! Chef Amrita Raichand has come up with a delightful Kesar Mawa Peda recipe that will surely leave you wanting more. This recipe is perfect for celebrating special occasions like Janmashtami or simply indulging in a sweet treat.


To make this mouth-watering Kesar Mawa Peda, you will need:

  • 1 cup mawa (khoya)
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • A pinch of saffron (kesar)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom (elaichi) powder
  • Chopped pistachios for garnishing


Now, let’s get to the fun part – making the Kesar Mawa Peda!

  1. In a heavy-bottomed pan, heat the mawa on low heat until it starts to melt.

  2. Add the powdered sugar to the pan and mix well until it completely blends with the mawa.

  3. Meanwhile, soak the saffron in a tablespoon of warm milk for a few minutes to release its flavor and color.

  4. Once the mawa and sugar mixture has blended well, add the saffron mixture and cardamom powder to the pan. Stir again to combine all the ingredients thoroughly.

  5. Keep stirring the mixture on low heat until it thickens and starts to leave the sides of the pan. This should take about 5-7 minutes.

  6. Once the mixture reaches the desired consistency, turn off the heat and let it cool for a few minutes.

  7. Once the mixture has cooled down slightly, grease your palms with a little ghee or oil and take a small portion of the mixture. Roll it into a smooth, round peda shape.

  8. Repeat the process with the remaining mixture.

  9. Garnish the pedas with chopped pistachios to add a touch of color and crunch.

  10. Allow the pedas to cool completely before serving.


And there you have it – a simple and fast Kesar Mawa Peda recipe that will surely satisfy your sweet tooth. This delightful treat is perfect for Janmashtami or any other special occasion. So, gather the ingredients and try your hand at making these delicious pedas by Chef Amrita Raichand!

FAQs After The Conclusion

  1. Q: Can I store the Kesar Mawa Pedas?
    A: Yes, you can store the pedas in an airtight container for up to a week.

  2. Q: Can I use homemade mawa for this recipe?
    A: Absolutely! Homemade mawa will work just as well and give the pedas a more authentic taste.

  3. Q: Can I add other nuts to the pedas?
    A: Yes, you can experiment with different nuts like almonds or cashews for added texture and flavor.

  4. Q: Are pedas difficult to make?
    A: Not at all! This recipe is simple and easy to follow, making it perfect for beginners.

  5. Q: Can I double the recipe to make larger quantities of pedas?
    A: Yes, feel free to double or triple the ingredients to make a larger batch of pedas for gifting or sharing with friends and family.