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Dharwad Peda – An Instant Recipe to Cook at Home

Dharwad Peda
Ratings 4 from 1 votes
Cooking Method
Difficulty Intermediate
Prep Time: 5 min Cook Time: 25 min Total Time: 30 mins
Servings 4
Best Season Suitable throughout the year
Dharwad peda recipe is an Indian sweet dessert prepared from paneer or khoya with sugar and few other ingredients. Dharwad peda is one of the different varieties of Peda made in India, like Mathura peda.
Ingredients for Dharwad Peda
  • 250 grams Cottage Cheese
  • 100 grams Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Clarified Butter (Ghee)
  • 75 milliliters Milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon Cardamom Powder
  • 2 tablespoons Sugar (for rolling out peda)
Cooking Method for Dharwad Peda Recipe
  1. Dharwad Peda

    Heat a kadhai or pan and add chenna (crumbled paneer) to it.

    If you are using readymade paneer then grate before or you can just crush it with hands.
  2. Dharwad Peda

    Break paneer with spatula.

  3. Dharwad Peda

    Keep stirring on medium flame until paneer separates.

  4. Dharwad Peda

    Once it turns light golden color, add 1 tablespoon of ghee and sugar.

  5. Dharwad Peda

    Mix well and add 3 tablespoons of milk.

  6. Dharwad Peda

    Now cook on medium flame until paneer mixture turns a little brownish in color.

  7. Dharwad Peda

    Allow mixture to cool down for a few minutes and transfer it to grinder.

  8. Dharwad Peda

    Grind paneer granules to form smooth powder. Transfer this mixture to kadhai and add remaining 1 tablespoon of ghee.

  9. Dharwad Peda

    Cook this mixture for few more minutes on medium flame until the color becomes dark brown.

  10. Dharwad Peda

    Now add cardamom powder and milk to the mixture.

  11. Dharwad Peda

    Mix well and cook it for just another 2 to 3 minutes. Turn off the flame and wait until it cools down a little bit (don't allow it to cool completely but keep it a little warm).

  12. Dharwad Peda

    Once peda mixture is still warm (not very hot and not completely cold), give it oval shape or any other shape you like using your palms.

  13. Dharwad Peda

    Take 2 tablespoon of sugar and roll Peda to coat sugar over it.

  14. Dharwad Peda

    Delicious Indian sweet, Dharwad Peda recipe is ready to be enjoyed. This Dharwad peda recipe can be consumed anytime during breakfast, lunch etc. - enjoy this sweet any time you want.

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