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Kesar Badam Peda | Step by step recipe

Kesar Badam Peda

Kesar Badam Peda | Step by step recipe

Quick and easy saffron flavored, Indian almond and milk fudge
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Makes: 12 to 15 mini pedas
Recipe source: Jeyashris kitchen,you can find the original recipe here.


  1. Almonds – 1/4 cup(+ extra to garnish)
  2. Saffron – 1 pinch
  3. Warm milk – 3 tbsp
  4. Sugar – 2 to 2.5 tbsp( according to taste)
  5. Milk powder – 1/2 cup
  6. Ghee – 1/2 tsp(more ,to grease your hands)


  • Soak almonds in hot water for about 10 to 15 minute, remove the skin , keep aside.Soak saffron in warm milk.
  • In a blender combine together almonds,saffron milk and sugar.Grind this to form a smooth paste.
  • In a heavy bottomed pan, add the badam mixture, milk powder, and 1/2 tsp ghee.Mix well until combined.Cook this mixture over medium low flame, stirring continuously until it starts to leave the sides of the pan and forms a ball.
  • Allow this to cool slightly.Grease your hands with ghee and  take 1 to 1.5 tsp of the mixture and shape it into a ball.
  • To garnish, gently press an almond slice on top.Repeat until all the mixture has been used up.Store in an airtight container for up to a day or refrigerate for up to 3 to 4 days.


  • Adjust the quantity of sugar according to your taste.

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1 Comment

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    July 28, 2019 at 2:17 am


    The pedas turned out yummy. However, they were little chewy and their texture was not as smooth as the ones shown in the picture. Can you think of a reason for this?


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