firstly, take the prepared paneer into large kadai and break into pieces.
saute on low flame till the moisture in paneer is lost.
add in 1 tbsp ghee and roast the paneer till the colour changes.
now add 6 tbsp of sugar and 1 tbsp milk. mix well.
keep sauting on low to medium flame till the sugar melts.
continue to saute till the mixture turns brown.
once the milk starts to dry out, add a tbsp of milk.
continue to saute until the mixture turns golden brown.
cool the mixture and transfer to a blender.
blend to a fine powder without adding any water or milk.
take the powdered mixture back to kadai and add 3 tbsp of milk.
continue to saute until the mixture turns dark golden brown.
add milk if the mixture dries out and to prevent from burning.
now add ¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well. allow to cool slightly.
make a cylindrical roll or shape of your choice to peda.
roll in castor sugar coating uniformly.
finally, dharwad peda is ready to serve or store for a week in the refrigerator.