firstly, in a large kadai take ¼ cup ghee and 1 cup besan.
roast on low flame until the besan turns aromatic.
after 15 minutes of continuous roasting, the besan starts to turn golden brown.
now add 1 tsp ghee and continue to roast.
the ghee will start to release at this stage indicating the besan is cooked completely.
now add ¼ cup milk powder and ½ cup coconut.
roast for 2 minutes, or until everything is well combined.
further, add 1 cup milk and mix well breaking the lumps.
the mixture starts to thicken absorbing the milk. cook until the mixture starts to hold the shape.
now add ¾ cup sugar and mix well.
sugar dissolves, continue to cook for 5 minutes more making sure it holds the shape.
also, add 1 tsp ghee to get the glossy smooth look.
when the mixture is still warm, take a ball sized peda mixture and shape.
also using a peda design mould, design to your choice.
refrigerate the peda for 1 hour before serving.
finally, enjoy besan peda garnished with nuts if required.