COCONUT - 1.5 CUP

firstly, in a large bowl take 1½ cup coconut and soak in 1 cup milk

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ABSORBS MILK

mix well making sure the coconut is well combined and absorbs all the milk. you can alternatively use fresh coconut and mix with just ½ cup milk

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COCONUT

transfer the coconut into large kada

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CREAM - HALF CUP

add ½ cup cream and cook for a minute

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SUGAR - 1 CUP

also, add 1 cup sugar and cook until the sugar melts

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MILK POWDER - 1.5 CUP

further, add 1½ cup milk powder and continue to cook on medium flame

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GHEE - 1 TSP

add 1 tsp ghee and continue to cook. adding ghee gives a nice flavour to peda and also shine.

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HOLDS SHAPE

cook until the mixture starts to hold shape and separates from the pan

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COOL SLIGHTLY

cool the mixture slightly

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BALL SIZED

and start to prepare small ball sized peda

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ROLL PEDA

roll the peda in desiccated coconut to get the beautiful coating

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SMALL HOLE

make a small hole using the back of the spatula

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STRAWBERRY JAM

and garnish with a tsp of strawberry jam. you can alternatively use nuts to garnish.

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READY TO EAT

finally, enjoy coconut peda recipe or store in the refrigerator for a week

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