Malai Kesar Peda| How to make malai Kesar Peda |Malai Kesar Peda recipe

Malai  Kesar Peda :

Malai  Kesar PedaMalai Kesar Peda is one of the most popular, rich, milk-based Indian desserts.  This Malai  Kesar Peda is a perfect dessert for the festive occasions and celebrations.

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How to make Malai Kesar Peda:

 Malai  Kesar Peda Recipe:

Prep time: 5 min             Cooking Time: 40-50 min               Serves: 8-10

Main Ingredients: milk & sugar
Recipe Type: sweet &Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Level of cooking: Difficult
Author: Swati Pathak
Taste: Sweet


  • Whole milk 1 litter
  • Saffron (Kesar) a few strands
  • 2 tablespoon normal milk
  • 2 tablespoon warm milk
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 2 pinch Citric acid
  • 1 tablespoon corn flour

For Garnishing:

  • Almonds chopped as per choice
  • Pistachios chopped as per choice
  • Saffron strands as per choice


  • Soak the saffron in two teaspoons of warm milk and keep aside.
  • Mix the cornflour with normal milk and keep aside.
  • Mix the citric acid in one tablespoon of water and keep aside.


  1. Bring the milk to a boil in a deep non-stick pan.
  2. Then Cook over medium flame for about 20-30 minutes, while stirring occasionally and scraping the sides of the pan, till the milk reduces to half its original quantity.
  3. Add the sugar and saffron milk continues to cook for 5 minutes over a medium flame while stirring occasionally and scraping the sides of the pan.
  4. Add the cornflour mixture to the boiling milk and mix well.
  5. Add citric acid mixture gradually to the boiling milk.
  6. Cook over medium flame till the mixture resembles mava (khoya) while stirring continuously and scraping the sides of the pan.
  7. Add the cardamom powder and mix well.
  8. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  9. Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape each portion and shape into round balls or as desired.
  10. Garnish with almonds, saffron or pistachios as per choice.
  11. Serve or store refrigerated until use.


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