Cooking Time : 50 mins to 1 hour
Makes : 12 to 15 pedas
Full Fat Cow’s Milk – 1 liter
Sugar – 1 cup
Lemon Juice – 1 tsp
Ghee – a little to grease hands
Pistachios – 2 tblspn chopped very finely
Take milk in a heavy bottom pan and heat it. Once it boil, keep stiring and cook till the milk has reduced in half.
Once it is reduced in half, add in lemon juice and keep stiring.
It will curdle a little. keep cooking on high flame. The milk will get lot more thick now.
Add in sugar and mix well. Cook this for few more mins till it gets really thick
Now it will change a yellow in colour. Keep cooking till it gets thick and leaves the sides of the pan.
Now you will see no water in the mix.
Take it off the heat and leave it to cool down in the pan itself. It will get thick like a khoya.
Grease your hands with ghee.
Now take a small portion on your hands. Shape it into balls and press it little Now make a hole in the center.
Repeat this for remaining mix. Chop pista very finely. Now place few chopped pista over this and chill.
|Take milk in a heavy bottom pan|
|keep stiring untill it comes to a boil|
|once it reaches a boil, continue boiling till it is
reduced in half
|Once it is reduced in half, add in a tsp of lemon juice|
|Now you can see the milk has curdled very little…
Dont add too much lemon juice
|now it will start to thick much faster|
|once it is almost thick, add in sugar|
|Now you can see it has got really thick|
|The colour will change to little yellowish|
|now it has started leaving the sides|
|cook for few more mins till no liquid is left and
remove the pan from heat
|leave it cool down,|
|now look at the texture it has got a lot thick|
|grease your hands lightly with ghee|
|take a small portion of the mix|
|roll into balls|
|make a hole|
|now i chopped few pista very finely|
|place them on top the peda|
|Chill and enjoy|