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Peda is a sweet dish from the Indian subcontinent and is made from khoa, sugar and flavorings including cardamom seeds, nuts and saffron. Variations are also made by adding jaggery in the place of sugar. Peda is eaten as a dessert and commonly made during many Indian festivals.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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khoya (mawa)

2 cups


1 cup


2 tablespoons

chopped almonds

2 tablespoons

chopped pistachios

2 tablespoons


2 tablespoons

cardamom powder

2 tablespoons

saffron strands

1 teaspoon



Step 1:

Heat the ghee in a pan and add the khoya.

Step 2:

Cook the khoya on low heat until it turns golden brown.

Step 3:

Add the sugar and mix well.

Step 4:

Add the chopped almonds, pistachios, and raisins.

Step 5:

Cook for a few minutes until the mixture thickens.

Step 6:

Add the cardamom powder and saffron strands.

Step 7:

Cook for a few more minutes until the mixture is thick and creamy.

Step 8:

Remove from heat and let cool.

Step 9:

Grease a plate with ghee and spread the mixture evenly.

Step 10:

Cut into desired shapes and serve.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 30987 users have chowed down on Peda a whopping 57602 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Lucknow, Pune, Mumbai, Indore, Delhi are the top 5 cities gobbling up Peda like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Peda, our users are head over heels in august, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Peda is the food of choice for 24-27 male, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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