Sweet Mawa-Nuts Peda

Appy Bistro

Sweets are every ones favorite. Especially on festivals, they are served for sure. I was thinking of sharing with my readers this super easy and super delicious milk based sweet or dessert.

Made with khoya (mawa) mixed with powdered sugar and nuts. Try out!

Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –

Prep Time           Cook Time                Total Time                 Yields

20 mins                   35 mins                     55 mins                  3-4 Serving


Khoya (mawa) – 500 grams

Ground sugar (bura) – 300 grams

Cardamom powder – ¼ teaspoon

Almonds – 10 (blanched & finely chopped)

Pistachio – 12 (blanched & finely chopped)


  • Grate the khoya (mawa) and the dry roast it in a large pan on low heat till it turns light brownish in color. Keep stirring often to avoid burning.
  • Once Khoya is done, cool it down to room temperature and add the ground sugar & cardamom powder. Knead it well and once sugar fully blends with khoya, add chopped nuts and knead and mix well.
  • Now grease palms and make round small walnut size balls and flatten them, press very lightly with fork to leave the forl impression. Top them with chopped or sliced nuts.
  • Place them on greased plate and let them stand open for some time to dry up a bit. Serve.

Note: The shape can be round for ladoo or flattened to make pedas. The sweets can be topped with sliced almonds or pistachios. Yummy!

Happy Cooking!!

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