Milk Peda

Milk peda is a very popular Indian dessert which can be made instantly at home. Evaporating the full cream milk to koya form is the process involved in pedas. It’s a gluten free dessert. Karnataka and Mathura are famous for these pedas. During festival times like krishna jayanthi, we prepare milk sweets for Lord Krishna who loves milk products. Even I and my kids love milk sweets very much so, I do this milk peda when we have sweet cravings and this recipe is really simple and yummy. When you have sudden guests coming home you can make this easy pedas in no time. This recipe calls for only 3 ingredients. Do try this easy instant milk peda and celebrate krishnajayanthi with your family.

⏲PREP TIME : 10 Minutes

⏲COOK TIME : 15 Minutes

🥘COURSE : Dessert

🍜CUISINE : Indian

🍴YIELD : 30 Pedas


MILK POWDER – 1 & 1/4 Cup


GHEE – 6 Tbsp


NUTS – Roasted ( As required )

KOYA – 2 Tbsp

SAFFRON – 1/2 Tsp


In a nonstick pan, add condensed milk and milk powder mix them well without lumps.

Keep the pan in the stove in medium flame and keep stirring.

Add 4 tbsp ghee and stir continuously.

Add koya and mix them to combine.

Now add the cardamom powder and saffron.

Stir well until everything comes together leaving the sides.

When it comes like a ball, stop the flame .

Remove the pan from stove and stir for few seconds.

When the dough is warm to touch, knead the dough to make it smooth.

Apply ghee in palm and make balls and flatten them in the centre.

Fill roasted nuts in the centre of pedas.

Pedas are ready to serve.


You could mix saffron to milk and add it to give natural colour to pedas.

More you knead , the softer the pedas are.

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