Malai Peda

Prepared with Sugar Free Natura. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Malai Peda
Main Ingredients Whole milk, Saffron (kesar)
Cuisine Uttar Pradesh
Course Mithais
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Malai Peda

  • 1 litre Whole milk
  • a few strands Saffron (kesar)
  • 8 tablespoons Sugar Free Natura Diet Sugar
  • 2 pinches Citric acid
  • 1 teaspoon Cornflour/ corn starch
  • ¼ teaspoon Green cardamom powder
  • 4-5 Almonds chopped
  • 7-8 Pistachios chopped


  1. Bring the milk to a boil in a deep non-stick pan. Cook, stirring continuously, for about twenty minutes, till it reduces to half its original volume.
  2. Soak the saffron in two teaspoons of warm milk and add to the boiling milk.
  3. Add the Sugar Free Natura Diet Sugar and continue to cook for four to five minutes.
  4. Mix the citric acid in one tablespoon of water and add gradually to the boiling milk. Cook till the milk curdles slightly.
  5. Mix the cornflour with the remaining two teaspoons of milk and add to the pan. Cook, stirring continuously, for about forty-five minutes till the mixture thickens and resembles khoya.
  6. Add the cardamom powder and mix well.
  7. Remove from heat and set aside to cool. Divide into sixteen equal portions and shape into round balls. Decorate with almonds and pistachios, and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1232
Carbohydrates 52.9
Protein 44.9
Fat 69.6
Other Fiber Calcium- 2116mg