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Kesaria Peda

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This is a classic kesaria peda recipe. Kesaria peda is a very popular sweet in the Bihar. It is extensively used during Diwali and other Bihari festivals . It makes your celebration more delightful. You will enjoy this kesaria peda Recipe.
  Khoa 300 Gram (mava)
  Khoya 300 Gram (Mava)
  Sugar 300 Gram
  Illaichi powder 1 Teaspoon (cardamom)
  Ellaichi powder 1 Teaspoon (Cardamom)
  Kesar 8 Gram (Saffron)
  Chopped pista 8
  Pista 8 , chopped

Point1-Heat khoa and sugar in a kadahi while stirring continuously till the sugar melts and then dries up. This should take approx 18 minutes.

Point2-Add illaichi powder and kesar and mix well.

Point3- Make about 20-25 medium sized Pedas of desired shape.

Point4- Decorate with Pista.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Diwali, Holi
Milk Product
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 636 Calories from Fat 252

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.7%

Saturated Fat 13.7 g68.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 72.8 mg24.3%

Sodium 280.2 mg11.7%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.8%

Sugars 67.8 g

Protein 24 g48.2%

Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 14.2%

Calcium 71.2% Iron 8.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


yuggbjhb's picture
Why am I a pumpkin?
shantihhh's picture
If you upload a photo or avatar you won't show as a pumpkin which is a default if you do not do so.
Rahul.Chef.and.Writer's picture
Its nice and delicious
Anonymous's picture
In Maharashtra this delicacy is called as Keshari Pedha and is a favourite on all occasions!
Anonymous's picture
i love this one!
Nimmi's picture
A must in most Indian festivals...Thanks for the recipe!!
Tarun's picture
Shilpa222's picture
sounds simple, though never made or tasted this before
Anonymous's picture
The smell of keshar or saffron is the best thing for this dessert...
Anonymous's picture
Its so easy to prepare, but to make at home than to buy .......
Anonymous's picture
Everyone should kesari peda, they are so easy to make and one gets the purest peda when made at home...
Anonymous's picture
So simple and so delicious. I am planning to make this recipe this Diwali and gift to my friends.
epicure's picture
I love kesariya pedha....its delicious and now I can use this recipe to make it at home too!
Gourmet.lover's picture
It is not explained clearly how to shape the peda. whether we should try to shape it when still hot?
Anonymous's picture
Kesar peda is a sweet for all seasons.
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bonappetit's picture
this is an all time fav.....thanks for sharing the recipe.
Anonymous's picture
I love pedas and this is a good recipe
barbecue's picture
I just love kesar peda
Anonymous's picture
Hey delicious...but the pic could have been of better quality
Kesaria Peda Recipe