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Mathura ka Peda

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Originating in the holy city of Mathura, these peda are divine in more ways than one!

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Preparation Time : 26-30 minutes

Cooking time : 31-40 minutes

Servings : 4

Mathura ka Peda

Main Ingredients

Khoya/mawa, Sugar


Uttar Pradesh



Level Of Cooking



  • Khoya/mawa
    2 cups
  • Sugar
    1/4 cup
  • Milk
    1 teaspoon
  • Liquid glucose
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Castor sugar (caster sugar)
    1/4 cup


Step 1

Sauté the khoya in a non-stick pan on medium heat, stirring continuously, for eight to ten minutes. Take the pan off the heat and set aside to cool.

Step 2

Cook the sugar with one-fourth cup water in another non-stick pan on medium heat, stirring till the sugar dissolves. Add the milk and collect the scum, which rises to the surface with a ladle, and discard.

Step 3

Cook till the syrup attains a one-string consistency. Add the liquid glucose and stir well. Take the pan off the heat.

Step 4

Add the khoya mixture to the sugar syrup and mix well. Transfer the mixture to a bowl.

Step 5

Divide the mixture into twelve equal portions and shape into round balls. Press the balls lightly.

Step 6

Spread the caster sugar in a plate and the roll the peda lightly in it. Arrange on a serving dish and serve.

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