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Instant Mango Pedha | Aam ka Peda

Pedhas and Mangoes are what many love and when you combine the two together it’s just heavenly, so much so that even the thought of having one seems delightful. This Aam ka Pedha recipe makes such soft, delicious Pedas bursting with Mango flavour, that it’s a must make during any Mango season.

Mango Pedhas on a plate

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With just a handful of ingredients, this Kesar Mango Peda recipe (मैंगो पेड़ा रेसीपी) is extremely quick and easy to make and reduces the time and chore of reducing the milk down by using milk powder. Check out a quick video with tips and tricks, step-by-step instructions, and precise measurements below to learn how to make Instant Mango Peda.

 

Quick, easy to follow video with step-by-step instructions of How to make Mango Peda:


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Perfect for any occasions, may it be birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, celebrations or festivals, these delicacies can be enjoyed as sweet treats or as dessert.

 

Making these Mango pedhas involves a simple process of just mixing a few ingredients and cooking whilst stirring till it reduces and holds shape. Then letting the mixture cool down and finally shaping it to make pedhas of desired shape and size.

 

You can use a mould to shape these Aam pedas if you have one, but if you don’t have a mould just make a small ball and press gently with your thumb and Aam ka Pedha is ready!


Enjoy Mango Pedha all year round

Aam ka Pedha ingredients in small bowls

You can always use fresh puréed mango pulp to make this Aam Peda recipe during Mango season. But you can also enjoy these delicious Mango Pedas whenever you please, even when Mangoes are not in season. These beautiful and irresistibly flavourful Instant Mango Pedas can also be enjoyed all year round by using canned mango pulp.


They taste the same and are in fact faster to make when you use canned mango pulp as it saves you the time and effort of cutting the mangoes and removing and puréeing the mango pulp.

 

As sweetness of Mangoes varies a lot, sugar should be adjusted according to the sweetness of the pulp.


"Use a Non-Stick Pan and Don’t Overcook"

The mixture is very sticky and tends to stick to the pan a lot, so try and use a non-stick pan for this Aam Pedha recipe. Always cook on low heat only whilst stirring constantly to avoid mixture from burning.

 

Make sure there are no lumps in the mixture and remove from heat as soon as mixture starts holding shape and doesn’t stick as much to the pan.

Kesar Mango Pedas in a round plate with 2 mangoes on side

It’s very important to not OVERCOOK the mixture or the Mango Pedhas will turn hard, sticky, and chewy instead of having a nice soft and smooth texture.


After removing from heat immediately transfer the mixture in a bowl to cool down. Leaving it in hot pan will mean that mixture will keep cooking further and its texture will change.

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These scrumptious Mango Pedas are instantly ready due to the use of milk powder. With this easy Mango Peda recipe there is no need to stir for hours to reduce milk down. Yet you get equally delicious taste with less effort and time.

Aam Peda on a white plate with 2 mangoes on side

Cashew powder in this quick Mango Peda recipe enhances the taste and makes these Pendas even more flavourful. Using Saffron is optional but if you have use it as it enhances the colour and flavour of these Aam Pedhas.

 

Ganish these pretty Mango Pedas with some finely chopped or slivered Pistachios if you want to enhance their beauty even further.

 


Serve this Mango Peda with milk powder right away or store in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to a week so that you can enjoy it for longer.

 

Give this homemade Aam Peda recipe a try today and see how painless it really is to make fresh Pendhas at home.


Measurements for all OvalShelf Recipes:

1 Cup = 250ml , 1 TBSP = 15ml, 1 tsp = 5ml


 

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Step-by-step instructions with photos for Aam ka Peda:

Take milk powder, powdered cashew nuts and milk in a bowl, mix well and keep aside.

Aam ka Pedha recipe - Method 1


Place a non-stick pan on low heat setting and add puréed mango pulp, sugar, saffron / Kesar strands (optional) and mix and cook until sugar dissolves.

Kesar Mango Peda recipe - Method 2

Then add prepared milk powder mixture and mix well.

Aam Peda recipe - Method 3


Cook whilst stirring continuously until mixture turns semi-solid. Make sure there are no lumps.

Aam Pedha recipe - Method 4

Then add green cardamom (Elaichi) powder, clarified butter (Ghee) and keep cooking whilst stirring continuously.

Aam Peda - Method 5


Remove from heat as soon as mixture starts holding shape and does not stick as much to the pan. 

Instant Mango Peda recipe - Method 6

DO NOT overcook or Pedhas will become hard, sticky and chewy!

Easy mango peda recipe - Method 7


Immediately remove the mixture in a bowl and let it cool down. DO NOT keep the mixture in hot pan or else it will keep cooking further.

Quick mango peda recipe - Method 8

After mixture is cool to touch knead it slightly.

Instant mango peda - Method 9


To make Pedhas, grease a Pedha mould with some melted clarified butter (ghee).

Mango pedha recipe - Method 10

Place a ball of mixture in it and press.

Mango Pedha - Method 11


Gently remove from the mould and garnish with some finely chopped/slivered pistachios / pista (optional).

How to make mango peda - Method 12

 If you don’t have a Pedha mould, you can simply make a ball and press it gently with your thumb on the top.

Mango peda - Method 13


Place some finely chopped/slivered pistachios / pista (optional) on top.

Mango peda recipe - Method 14

Soft, delicious Mango Pedhas are ready to serve. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Aam ka Pedha - Method 15

 

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