Raksha Bandhan Special Kaju Ka Peda

Image and Recipe courtesy : Ms. Suman Prakash


cashewnuts ( fine powdered) – 2cups

sugar- 1cup

cardamom powder-1/2tsp

saffron strands-1/4tsp
To garnish

cardamom powder–1/2tsp


blanched and peeled pistachios-

glazed cherries-

cashewnuts and rose petals –


  • Dissolve the sugar in 1/2 cup of water and prepare syrup of 1 string consistency.
  • Add fine powdered cashewnuts  and cardamom powder, saffron strands and cook over a slow flame, stirring continuously till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan .
  • Transfer to a plate. Mix and knead very well. Make dough.
  • Divide dough into lemon sized equal portions .
  • Give shape of peda by mould or by hand to each portion .
  • garnish with cardamom powder ,saffron .blanched and peeled pistachios,glazed cherries , cashewnuts and rose petals.

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