Doodh peda recipe|Milk peda recipe|Kesar peda recipe|Peda recipe (Instant)

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Doodh peda/Kesar peda/Milk peda is a delicious sweet prepared with milk. This is an instant recipe which can be made in a short duration of time. 

Video recipe of Doodh peda/Kesar peda/Milk peda below:

Serves: 22-23

Cooking time: Less than 10 minutes


1 tsp = 5 ml

  • Ghee – 1 tsp + 1 tsp + little for greasing
  • Milk powder – 340 grams
  • Condensed milk – 400 grams
  • Milk (warm) – ¼ cup ( 1 cup = 300 ml)
  • Saffron strands – (30-35)
  • Cardamom powder – ¼ tsp
  • Nutmeg powder – 1/8 tsp (optional)
  • Pistachios – 23


  1. Add the saffron strands to warm milk. Mix it well and allow it to dissolve for 15 minutes.
  2. Roast the milk powder in Ghee (1 tsp) (Mix the milk powder with ghee) for 2 minutes in a Kadai at low flame (Keep on mixing else the milk powder may get burnt at the bottom. Don’t roast it more than 2-3 minutes, else the milk powder may change colour. The colour of the milk powder should not change).
  3. Add the condensed milk and saffron soaked milk to it. Mix it well (make sure that there are no lumps).
  4. Keep stirring/Mixing the mixture at low flame until the mixture starts becoming non sticky (It will take 5-6 minutes to become non-sticky. Keep stirring continuously else the mixture may get burnt at the bottom).
  5. Add Nutmeg powder, cardamom powder and Ghee (1 tsp) to it and mix it well. Turn off the flame.
  6. Cool the mixture at room temperature for 5-6 minutes until it becomes warm and touchable (Make balls with the mixture, when it is warm. Don’t allow the mixture to dry for a long time, then it will be very difficult to shape it).
  7. Grease your hands with little Ghee.
  8. Make small balls with the mixture and shape it to a peda and garnish with Pistachios at the center.
  9. Serve immediately else store it in an airtight container inside the refrigerator for 3-4 hours (allow it to set). Take it out from the refrigerator and allow it to stay at room temperature for an hour. Then, serve the delicious Kesar/Doodh/Milk peda.

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