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Mathura Peda is a delectable Indian sweet that hails from the city of Mathura in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is a popular traditional dessert known for its rich, creamy, and melt-in-the-mouth texture.

This delicacy is often enjoyed during festivals, celebrations, or as a delightful treat to satisfy one's sweet tooth.

With its heritage rooted in the holy city of Mathura, Mathura Peda is not only a delicious dessert but also a symbol of the rich culinary traditions of India


6 Servings
  • 2cup
    Milk Powder
  • 1cup
  • 1/2tsp
    Cardamom Powder
  • 3tbsp
    Ghee or Clarified Butter
  • 3/4cup
    Tagar/Boora Sugar


  1. In a pan add ghee and milk powder. Stir continuously on a low heat for 8-10 minutes until it starts to turn golden brown.

  2. Add milk to it. Mix till the mixture turns dry and crumbly and leaves the sides. Stir constantly.

  3. Add cardamom powder and 1/2 tsp of ghee to it.

  4. Transfer to a plate and let it cool down. It should be little warm to touch. Add the Boora to it and mix thoroughly.

  5. Make small balls. Coat them with boora sugar.

  6. Enjoy 😉

Tips & Tricks

  1. Stir milk powder continuously on low heat or it will burn.

  2. Mawa should not be wet else peda dough will be wet and you will not be able to make the peda balls.

  3. Bind and store immediately.

Avneet Anand
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Avneet Anand


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