Intro: Microwave Peda (Indian Milk Sweet)
This instructable is a recipe on making pedas in a microwave oven.
Step 1: Ingredients
- 395g condensed milk
- 1 1/4 c milk powder
- cardamom to taste
- 5-6 strands saffron
- 1 t ghee (more ghee or oil for greasing hands when shaping pedas)
In a microwave safe bowl add the ghee, condensed milk, milk powder and saffron.
Grind the cardamom seeds in a mortal and pestle and add it to the peda mix.
Give all the ingredients a good stir, until it has a doughy batter consistency and all the ingredients are well combined.
Place the pedas in the microwave and cook for 1 minute, then remove from the microwave and give it a stir. Follow the same step again by placing the mixture in the microwave for another 1 minute and stirring after 1 minute. Repeat this process for a total of 3 times, then cook for a final 30 seconds and stir and let it cool.
Once the peda mixture has cooled, grease your palms with ghee or oil and take a small portion of the peda mixture and roll it into a ball and then flatten it slightly to make a slightly flat ball. Continue shaping pedas until all the mixture is used up.
- This recipe yields 18 medium sized pedas!