How to make Vegan Malai Peda- SK Khazana -

No milk, no khoya yet we can make malai peda with dried fruits, dates and tofu - yummy

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cashewnuts (काजू), Almond powder (आलमंड पावडर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

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Vegan Malai Peda- SK Khazana

Vegan Malai Peda- SK Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Vegan Malai Peda- SK Khazana Recipe

  • Cashewnuts 1 cup

  • Almond powder 1 cup

  • Dried date (kharik) powder 4 tablespoons

  • Desiccated coconut 3 tablespoons

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) a pinch

  • Tofu 30 grams

  • Date paste 3 tablespoons

  • Pishori pista blanched and peeled for garnish 10-12


Step 1

Put the cashewnuts into a blender jar and blend to a fine powder. Transfer into a bowl, add almond powder, dried date powder, desiccated coconut, green cardamom powder and rock salt and mix well into a dough.

Step 2

Crumble tofu into the same bowl and add date paste and mix till well combined.

Step 3

Divide the dough into equal portions and shape each into a ball. Flatten each to shape like a peda. Keep a pishori pista in the centre of each and press lightly.

Step 4

Arrange on a serving plate and serve.

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