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besan peda recipe | besan ka peda | how to make besan milk peda

easy besan peda recipe | besan ka peda | how to make besan milk peda
Course sweet
Cuisine south indian
Keyword besan peda recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 20 pieces
Calories 94kcal


  • ¼ cup ghee
  • 1 cup besan / gram flour
  • ¼ cup milk powder
  • ½ cup coconut grated
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¾ cup sugar


  • 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.


Calories: 94kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 95mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 37IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg