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Dharwad Peda, Diwali special

This is the 3rd sweet recipe of  Diwali #20k17 . Dharwad peda is a popular Indian sweet which is famous in Karnataka. It is originated from Dharwad. To know more about this sweet you may check Wiki . This is a very easy recipe and the taste matches almost to the original . Stay tuned for Namkeens!!


Khoya/ Khoa – 200 g

Powdered sugar – 3/4 cup

Castor Sugar – 2 tbsp for coating

Milk – 2 tbsp approx

Ghee – 1/4 cup

Cardamom powder – 1/4 tsp


  1. Heat ghee in a thick kadai and add grated Khoya.
  2. Roast it until it turns brownish in colour.
  3. Keep the flame low.
  4. Add powdered sugar and keep stirring.
  5. Add cardamom powder and milk.
  6. Once the mixture forms a dough and leaves the sides switch off the flame.
  7. If it turns dry add a tsp of milk.
  8. Make small balls and coat it with castor sugar.

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