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Quick Microwave Doodh Peda (Milk Fudge)

Doodh Peda is one of  the most popular North Indian desserts. I love all kind of milk sweets like rasagolla, Rasamalai, Gulab jamun, Basundhi and doodh peda.

The main ingredients for Doodh peda are khoa, sugar and traditional flavorings, including cardamom seeds, pistachio nuts and saffron. The color varies from a creamy white to a caramel colour. The word pera is also generically used to mean a blob of any doughy substance, such as flour or (in the case of the sweet) khoa. Pedas are sometimes used as prasad in religious services.

Doodh peda is made out of paal kova. Paal kova recipe is coming soon in Spicytasty.

I always thought it takes lot of time to make pedas. But I recently learnt this quick microwave cooking peda from my sister. Believe me this is one of the easiest methods and it takes less than 30 minutes.  I hope you like this simple peda recipe. Enjoy making pedas for Diwali festival.  Advance Diwali wishes to you all.
Preparation of time: 30 minutes.
No of pedas: 20

Ingredients:

  • Milk Powder : 2 cups
  • Condensed milk : 14 oz ( 1 can)
  • Butter : 1 stick (unsalted)
  • Nuts : 1/4 cup (almonds, pistachios, dry grapes)
  • cardamom :6 ( just grind the black seeds inside the cardamom )
  • saffron : a pinch


Method of Preparation :

  1. Microwave the butter stick in a wide bowl for a minute.
  2. Now add the milk powder and condensed milk and mix them all gently. Just fold everything.
  3. Now microwave the whole mixture for 4 minutes and every other minute take it out mix it gently and evenly.
  4. Finally add the ground cardamom powder and saffron into it.
  5. After that let it cool until you can handle the mixture in your hand.
  6. Take  a wide plate and grease it.
  7. Now make a round balls out  of the mixture using your hand and flatten them as shown in pic to form pedas and place it in the greased plate so that it can’t stick out in the bottom.
  8. And just decorate them with your favorite nuts.

24 Comments

  1. thats a keeper.such a delightful recipe with so less effort. bookmarked.

  2. wow looks so delicious and yummy …….. Lovely clicks …..

  3. Wow perfect they look very inviting too…luv to see all those festive specials :)

  4. Never seen like this even in sweet shops! Such Perfect & Nice Presentation!

  5. Wow… peda looks cute, lovely and yummy. Beautiful clicks too.

  6. Oh Wow. That is real quick. Thanks for sharing these lovely pedas.

  7. Wow……can’t believe those pedas are microvaved version…….really a keeper……Bookmarked.

  8. Looks amazing and so easy!

  9. I tried this Doodh Peda receipe today.Wonderful.All of us had this tasty sweet after a long time. Very quick and very simple. Happy Deepavali

  10. Super easy recipe ! I tried it and all my friends liked it. .Good to have eaten this after a very long time. . Thanks for the recipe :)

  11. Hi Shriya .. I am a big fan of all your recipes . You are an amazing cook .

    I have a question for this recipe . Can you plz tell me what how much butter in grams is needed ?

    • Thanks suja. It’s about 113gms and if you want in cup measurement it’s about 1/2 cup.

  12. This looks really yummy!!!!! 2 cups is it US cup measurement? i tried this one, i think in my recipe the milk powder was more, after taking from microwave oven it became dry & hard. Can you tell how may grams in 2 cups?

    • Hi abikrish, I cup = 128g. Hope this helps for you. Let me know if you still find trouble making Pedas.

      • Hi Shriya,

        Thanks a lot…. I will try using this measurement and let you know how it came.

  13. Fantastic recipe! Thanks for the grams measurements too, they make it really helpful.
    Do you have any other easy microwave sweet recipes?

  14. I made this few weeks ago and love it!! Thank you, so easy to make and tasty too. Thanks agian!!

  15. i dont have a microwave can u pleas tell me how to cook on a gas

  16. I made these yesterday for ugadhi. Make out just perfect. Thanks

  17. can i substitute ghee for butter?

  18. Thanks for all ur comments.
    @Penny – soon we will post more microwave recipes.
    @Mehek – you can check out the other version of our peda recipe w/o using microwave.

    http://www.spicytasty.com/indian-sweets/paal-peda-milk-fudge-version-2/

  19. I tried it last week for a Potluck – it was a HIT.
    Thanks a lot for such an easy and tasty recipe.

  20. It is simple and fast version
    great-secret-of-life.blogspot.com

  21. A very easy recipe!!!!And very yummy!

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