Make Delicious Authentic Peda at Home

Total Time: 20 minutes
Serving size: 10-12 servings

Making Peda at home is not as hard as it sounds. It’s an easy and delicious Nepali snack that's sure to please everyone. This traditional Nepali dish is made from khawa, sugar and cardamom powder. With the help of a few simple ingredients you can make this dessert in the comfort of your own kitchen. In this step by step guide, we will show you how to make authentic Nepali Peda with ease!
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- Half kg soft white khuwa (ricotta cheese)- 2-1/2 cups sugar powder- 1 table spoon cardamom powder- 1 table spoon pistachios


1. Grate the khuwa in a big bowl and stir with steel or wooden grater (pls do not use iron grater).2. Add powdered sugar and mix well (make khuwa mixture).3. Heat a large and heavy nonstick pan.4. Hit khuwa mixture in high flame till the khuwa melts.5. Turn the gas to medium heat, keep stiring continuously while heating.6. When the mixture is thick, add cardamom.7. Mix well and take it off the fire.8. Allow to cool, gently turning occasionally.9. Take a small part from the mixture in your palm to make patty rounds.10. Adding pistachios and cardamom, press a bit on top of each.11. Set well in a plate.
Now that you know how to make authentic Nepali Peda, you can enjoy making this traditional dessert at home with ease! With its light sweetness and subtle cardamom flavor, it’s sure to be a hit with all your family and friends! Enjoy!


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