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Dharwad Peda - Indian Sweet Recipes

Course Sweets
Cuisine Karnataka
Servings 9 pedas


  • Mawa - 3/4 cup
  • Sugar - 1/3 cup
  • Cardamom Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Milk - 1 tbs
  • Ghee - 2 tbs


  • In a pan heat ghee and add crumbled mawa.
  • Grind sugar to a fine powder and set aside 2 tbs.
  • When mawa changes colour to a dark brown, add sugar and cardamom powder.
  • Keep on stirring until sugar melts and the mixture thickens.
  • Transfer to a plate and allow it to cool.
  • When warm to touch, take small portions and shape into pedas.
  • Allow them to cool completely.
  • Place the pedas in the remaining powdered sugar and roll to coat it evenly.
  • Store in air tight jar in fridge.