Monday, January 02, 2012

Badam Peda / Almond Fudge / Festival Sweet Recipes

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I hope you all enjoying the festive season and having a wonderful start of 2012.  We had awesome New Year’s Eve celebration too with lots of yummy foods...:)
As mentioned earlier, here I am with the quick & easy step by step  Badam Peda recipe  for you. 
Badam Peda is one of the hit recipes of North India. It is really simple to prepare and tastes wonderfully delicious. 
This is a healthy recipe too, as almonds makes it more healthier & it involves less fat and sugar and requires just a few ingredients.
Get a sweet start on the New Year with this easy-to-make Almond Peda dessert..:)
Ingredients:
  • Almonds / badam                      - 1 cup
  • Sugar                                       - ¾ cup
  • Milk powder                              - ½ cup
  • Ghee                                        - 4 tbsp
  • Cardamom pwd                         - a generous pinch
  • Food color                                - a pinch
  • Grated pistachios, cashew, almond  - for garnishing
Method:
  1. Soak almonds in warm water for half an hour and peel the skin.
  1. Blend it to fine paste with little milk.
  2. Add sugar, milk powder and blend the paste again.
  3. Heat ghee in a non stick wok / pan.
  1. Add almond paste and cook on medium heat.

  1. Continue stirring in between.     
  1. Cook this mixture till it turns a thick consistency.
  2. Add cardamom pwd, food color and mix well.
  1. Keep stirring until the mixture starts leaving sides of pan.
  1. Now remove pan from heat.
  2. Whip the batter using a spatula in circular motion for about 2 – 3 minutes.
  1. Allow it to cool.
  2. Grease your palms and shape the mixture into small balls.
  3. Flatten it and press gently in the middle to make a small dent.
  1. Decorate pedas with grated pistachios, almond and cashewnuts.
  1. Enjoy the delicious taste of all time favorite home made Almond Pedas..
With these sweet Pedas, wishing you all a very happy New Year..!!
May this new year will bring you all success..:))

58 comments:

  1. Ho beautiful peda , i'm drooling

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  2. Looks so delish... Happy new year Jay

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  3. Looks so yum....n beautiful

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  4. cute and delicious pedas, absolutely yummy..Happy New year to you and your family.

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  5. Happy New Year Wishes...
    Badam peda looks simply amazing n lovely colour in platter...

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  6. Happy New Year, Jay! Pedas look so beautiful...

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  7. These are a perfect way to start the new year Jay!

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  8. Nakkulla Jalam OOrudhu.. Jay. Happy New year to you and Aishu Kutty.

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  9. lovely looking pedas..perfect for the new year.......happy new year to you and your family.

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  10. looks delicious and yummy jay !!!

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  11. Jay,

    Happy new year !!This is super yummy n mouth watering recipe..

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  12. awesome pedas.. jay we do make same but instead of soaking badams we dry grind them. it becomes bit crunchy in the end but still tastes yummy.

    thanks for the wonderful pedas

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  13. Such soft & mouthwatering pedas!!!!!

    Happy new year Jayyy!!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  14. i was waiting for the method // thanks so much for posting .. awesome

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  15. Mmmm...Yummy Pedas...Looks really delicious

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  16. an interesting dessert indeed..looks yummy :)

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  17. Happy New Year... Yummy peda s to start this new year..looks tempting and colorful..

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  18. Hy friends,
    thanks a bunch for stopping by my place & ur sweet comments..:)
    have a great day..!

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  19. Happy new year Jayyy!!!!
    Badam peda looks so colorful and delicious...

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  20. Love the glaze, colour of the pedas..these look really smooth and yummly.

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  21. The pedas look stunning jay! lovely colour, and they look soft and mouth-watering :)

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  22. These look wonderful! I -- surprisingly have all the ingredients. I would be a hit at the next club meeting. Everyone would think me so exotic! Do I dare!

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  23. Oh god, Jay delicious, torture pannadeenga pa..weight potruvein..

    HAppy New Year to ur family buddy

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  24. Pedas are looking great. Inviting picture. Thanks for sharing and great explanation.

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  25. Beautiful,looks superb..
    Happy New Year..

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  26. Se ven muy ricos :) ñam ñam

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  27. lovely peda !! looks YUM !!

    Ongoing Event - CC-Chocolate Fest

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  28. Oh, this looks so amazing. I make gajar halva for my Indian physiatrist. He says I make it better than his grandmother did. I'm going to ask him if he would like some almond fudge.

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  29. First of all-Happy New Year!
    this looks so delicious!

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  30. Happy new year. Delicious peda.

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  31. Yummilicious pedas..perfect for new year!!

    Erivum Puliyum

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  32. wowww am drooling over here...bookmarked it!!happy new year dear!!

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  33. Lovely pedas Jay - never tried them ever - will do someday.Thank u for dropping by my page - ur comments are truly encouraging:)

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  34. lovely ,delicious and beautiful pedas...thanks for sharing this recipe...

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  35. These are so pretty! Not sure I could bring myself to eat them... who am I kidding, of course I could!

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  36. Delicious pedas. Perfect for the new year.

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  37. Lovely color..Looks delicious

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  38. Just beautiful and sounds so elegant. I am book marking this recipe. Now I just have to find blanched almonds in Hong Kong. Take care, BAM

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  39. so yummy and sumptuous!! happy new year

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  40. Sooo tempting peda...I just loved the colour too !!

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  41. Thank you for your valuable feedback..
    take care..;)

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  42. Wow,they look so nice...I never tried before,I wonder how they taste like...if I find the ghee I'll try some day...

    Xoxo

    http://viramexeefaz.blogspot.com

    Sharon

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  43. It certanly looks very delish.

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  44. Ohooooooo am drooling here a very lovely space toooo :)

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  45. what a lovely way to start the new year!

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  46. Wish you and your family a very Happy New Year.
    Peda looks beautiful, yummy and mouth watering.

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  47. love that colour.. looks very pretty :)

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  48. perfect pedas. love the colour

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  49. look delicious!!! first time see this dishes..would love to try this because i love almond

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  50. What an amazing looking sweet, simply fantastic. Warmest New Year wishes to you & your family :)

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  51. I have never had pedas but I am determined to make some this year. I have seen mostly micro-made pedas, so thanks for demonstrating it the traditional way.

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  52. WOW, i guess i will save it and try to make it soon, love it, Thank you :D

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  53. Droolworthy pedhas Jay. I hope you received my New Year wishes.


    FOODELICIOUS

    EVENT FOR JANUARY & GIVEAWAY, ‘ONLY’- SPROUTS

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  54. This sounds so increadibly good! I love almonds, and a fudge made from them would be better than one made from chocolate in my opinion :)!

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  55. Hi Jay thank you for stopping by my Gallery and leaving your appreciation. Your blog is lovely and lively & colourful.

    The Badam Peda is very tempting. Will soon try it out and let you know. Thanks for the detailed recipe.

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  56. Looks good, I'm gonna try it today. Thank you so much for this recipe Jay.

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  57. scrumptuous!!!!! Hey, do you have a good recipe for Ras Gulla??would love to give a try on them...
    and yes, Im in love with your blog, really looking forward to having great culinary exchange..

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