Mathura Ka Peda Recipe | How To Make Mathura Ke Pede At Home

By: Sowmya Subramanian

Mathura ka peda is an authentic sweet from Uttar Pradesh that is specially popular in Mathura. Mathura peda is prepared with khoya, sugar, ghee and cardamom powder. Once moulded into pedas, they are coated with sugar powder. The aroma of the cardamom powder and the richness of the khoya make this sweet a fine delicacy.

The Mathura ke pede are famous all over the country and are prepared during the festive seasons. During festivals, these pedas are offered to the Lord as prasad and then partaken by all to break their fasts.

The Mathura pedas are easy to prepare and do not take too much of your kitchen time. So, if you would like to try this toothsome sweet at home, continue reading the step-by-step procedure along with images and a video recipe.

MATHURA KA PEDA RECIPE VIDEO

Mathura ka peda recipe
Mathura Ka Peda Recipe | How To make Mathura Ke Pede | Homemade Mathura Peda Recipe
Mathura Ka Peda Recipe | How To make Mathura Ke Pede | Homemade Mathura Peda Recipe
Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
30 Mins
Total Time
35 Mins

Recipe By: Meena Bhandari

Recipe Type: Sweets

Serves: 8 pedas

Ingredients
  • Khoya (mawa) - 200 g

    Sugar - 3 tbsp

    Cardamom powder - 1 tsp

    Ghee - 1 tbsp

    Milk - 3 tbsp

    Powdered sugar - 1/4th cup

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. Add khoya to a heated pan.

    2. Add ghee and sugar in the pan.

    3. Keep stirring until the sugar dissolves.

    4. Add milk and stir continuously to avoid it from burning at the bottom.

    5. The khoya must turn golden brown and start leaving the sides of the pan.

    6. Once it starts collecting in the centre, add cardamom powder and mix well for a minute.

    7. Remove it off the stove and transfer it onto a plate.

    8. Let it cool until it is just warm enough and then roll it into pedas.

    9. Make a small dip in the centre.

    10. Coat it with powdered sugar and serve.

Instructions
  • 1. The more you cook the khoya, the longer the shelf life of the sweet.
  • 2. The addition of milk is optional.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 piece
  • Calories - 120 cal
  • Fat - 7 g
  • Protein - 5 g
  • Carbohydrates - 11 g
  • Sugar - 25 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE MATHURA KA PEDA

1. Add khoya to a heated pan.

Mathura ka peda recipe

2. Add ghee and sugar in the pan.

Mathura ka peda recipe
Mathura ka peda recipe

3. Keep stirring until the sugar dissolves.

Mathura ka peda recipe

4. Add milk and stir continuously to avoid it from burning at the bottom.

Mathura ka peda recipe
Mathura ka peda recipe

5. The khoya must turn golden brown and start leaving the sides of the pan.

Mathura ka peda recipe

6. Once it starts collecting in the centre, add cardamom powder and mix well for a minute.

Mathura ka peda recipe
Mathura ka peda recipe

7. Remove it off the stove and transfer it onto a plate.

Mathura ka peda recipe

8. Let it cool until it is just warm enough and then roll it into pedas.

Mathura ka peda recipe
Mathura ka peda recipe

9. Make a small dip in the centre.

Mathura ka peda recipe

10. Coat it with powdered sugar and serve.

Mathura ka peda recipe
Mathura ka peda recipe
Mathura ka peda recipe
Read more about: peda, sweets, janmashtami recipes
Story first published: Monday, August 7, 2017, 18:19 [IST]
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