मथुरा पेढ़ा | मथुरा के पेड़े | Mathura peda

Prep time
5 min
Cooking time
Cousine / Course


  • खवा / खोया / Mawa – 4 cups
  • तूप / घी / Ghee – 3 tbsp
  • दूध / Milk – 1/4 cup
  • जायफळ / Nutmeg powder – pinch
  • इलायची/ Cardamom crushed -1/4 tsp

Cooking Mawa

  1. Grate Mawa
  2. Add grated Mawa to pan, cook on low medium heat
  3. Add 1 tbsp ghee when Mawa melts and mix well, cook for 2-3 minutes then again add one tbsp ghee, after little cooking repeat the same procedure
  4. Cook Mawa on low heat till it turns golden brown, It takes around 25-30 minutes. This step is time consuming but if heat is high we won’t get desire result and mawa will burn at bottom.
  5. Once cooked, let the Mawa cool down to room temperature

Making Peda

  1. Once mawa is cooled, Grind Mawa to fine powder
  2. Add fine powdered sugar and mix well, make sure sugar is fine and smooth in texture
  3. Add nutmeg powder, or grate little nutmeg directly in to the mawa
  4. Add Cardamom powder and mix well
  5. Add little milk about 1-2 tbsp to the mixture and mix well, this will help get the mixture binding consistency
  6. Take small portion of mixture in your palms, gently press and roll in to shape of peda
  7. Decorate with a design of your liking. see the simple way of decoration in YouTube video above


  1. Stir contineously to avoid burning at bottom
  2. It takes about 25-30 min to get that perfect golden brown color of Mawa
  3. Use finely powdered sugar, you could sieve the powdered sugar if necessary

How to serve

  1. Serve fresh


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