Kesar Peda

Kesar Peda is one of the popular sweet dish from India.

Considering health this kesar peda is made with low fat khoya ,sugar, saffron strands.


  • 300 grams low fat Khoya (Mawa)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ghee
  • 4 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Saffron strands
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cardamom Powder


  • Warm the milk soak the saffron in it. Keep this aside for 10 minutes.
  • In a pan add crumbled khoya and sugar. Cook this on a low heat for 5 minutes stirring continuously until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Khoya will melt.
  • Stir continuously till the khoya thickens.
  • Once the khoya has thickened, add saffron milk and powdered cardamom to it. Cook for a few more minutes till the khoya thickens up and the consistency will be a sticky dough.
  • Add ghee and mix again
  • Now turn off the heat and allow the peda mixture to cool.
  • Once the mixture is cool enough to touch, lightly knead the mixture.
  • Make a small balls. (peda shape)
  • Decorate with saffron strands.
  • Ready to serve!

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