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Mawa peda recipe | how to make khoya peda | peda recipe

Mawa peda is smooth and melts in the mouth. This is a trial and tested recipe that helps to make perfect mawa peda like the ones we get in halwai or Indian sweet shops. It requires only 2 ingredients and does not involve a complex process. This method yield perfect halwai-style smooth mawa peda at home.

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Mawa peda recipe | how to make khoya peda | peda recipe

Author Nehas Cook Book
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Indian sweets
Cuisine Indian
Servings 12 peda


  • 250 grms or 2.5 cup mawa - khoya
  • 100 grms or ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • Garnish with pista slits


  • In a heavy bottom pan, add sugar and water.
  • Mix well and on medium flame cook sugar syrup until it reaches 2-string consistency.
  • Add mawa and cardamom powder. Mix well on low flame.
  • When peda mixture leaves the sides of the pan then switch off the gas
  • Allow to cool down the mixture and smooth peda mixture.
  • Now take some mixture in hand and make a round shape peda from it.
  • Garnish peda with pistachio slits and serve.


  • Sugar syrup should have 2 string consistency.
  • Do not overcook peda mixture otherwise peda become chewy.
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