Gulkand Peda Recipe

Gulkand Peda Recipe
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Gulkand Peda is a sweet dish that is relished by everyone all over India.It is made with khoya and dry fruits that make this dish a must have at least once.
Gulkand Peda Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 7.0 / 10 (4 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1/2 kg Soft khoya
  • 2 Cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp Semi crushed cardamom seeds
  • 1 tsp Slivered pista
  • 2 tbsp Gulkand (a mixture with rose extract)
  • 6-8 Almonds, slivered
How to make Gulkand Peda:
  • Place a heavy pan on low flame and put gulkand into it.
  • Stir gently and make soft lump.
  • Take off from the flame and leave it aside to cool.
  • Grate khoya with a steel grater.
  • Add powdered sugar and mix it well.
  • Put the mixture in a large & non-sticky pan and heat it on high flame for few minutes.
  • Now heat it on low flame, stirring continuously.
  • Remove from the fire when it turns thick.
  • Add cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Allow to cool the mixture and keep turning occasionally.
  • Take a small portion of this mixture on your palm and flatten it.
  • Place a very small amount of gulkand mixture in the center.
  • Now roll gently so that gulkand gets covered by the mixture and press the roll slightly like a biscuit.
  • Repeat the procedure to make more rolls.
  • Decorate the rolls with slivered pista, almonds and cardamom seeds.
  • Let the rolls cool.
  • Gulkand Peda is ready to serve.