Mathura ke Pede

Mathura ke Pede

Janamasthmi holiday is incomplete without these mouth melting and delicious pedas. Every year we make the pedas and offer to Lord Krishna and break our fasting.These peda are a perfect recipe for Holiday and festivals.


500 gm Khoya /mawa/milk solids,grated
500 gm boora/tagar
2 tablespoon ghee/clarified butter
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon cardamom powder


In a heavy bottom pan ,add crumbled or grated khoya.Start roasting it on medium low flame .
After 7-8 minutes it will start changing color.Add a tablespoon ghee at this point and start roasting it.
Stir continuously till it changes color from light brown to dark brown ,adding the remaining ghee in between.
If the khoya seems dry add 1/4 cup milk and roast it again till the milk dries up.
Now let the browned khoya cool a little.
Once cooled,add all boora or tagar ,just left a quarter cup to roll the pedas.
Now take a tablespoon of mixture and roll it in between palms.Press the round balls to make pedas.
Coat the pedas in boora and arrange in a tray.

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