Badam Pedas (Almond Pedas)


Ingredients:
  • Almonds: 1 Cup
  • Splenda Sugar: 1/2 Cup (Regular Powder Sugar: 1 Cup)
  • Milk Powder: 1/2 Cup
  • Ghee (Clarified Butter): 2 tbsp
  • Milk: 3/4 Cup
  • Cardamom Powder: Pinch
  • Pink Color: 2 Drops
Procedure:
  1. Soak almonds in a hot water for at least half an hour.
  2. Peel the skin of almonds. Using milk blend almonds into fine paste. Use more milk if needed.
  3. Add sugar, milk powder and blend the paste again.
  4. Heat ghee in a non stick pan. Add almond paste and cook on medium heat. Don't forget to stir in between.
  5. Cook this mixture till mixture starts leaving sides of pan.
  6. Add cardamom powder, color and mix well. Remove pan from the heat.
  7. Whip the batter using a spatula in a circular motion for about 2-3 minutes.
  8. Allow it to cool.
  9. Shape the mixture into small balls. Decorate pedas with toothpick.

With these sweet pedas I would like to wish everybody Happy Gudi Padwa !! Happy Ugadi !! May this new year will bring you all success.



This is my entry for Priya's FIC: Pink event started by Harini and JZ's Let's Go Nuts: Almonds event started by Aquadaze of Served with Love

Don't forgot to join Earth Hour 2009 on 28th March. If you are not able to turn off all lights of your home. You can just turn of your TV, Computers and other electric items. Save your earth.

Recipe Source:Manjula's Kitchen

34 comments:

Pooja said...

looking delicious trupti

Usha said...

Trupti these pedhas look awesome, loved their cute shape too !
Happy Gudi Padwa to you and your family :-)

Lavanya said...

Happy ugadi..peda looks gorgeous..mouthwatering..nice pic too:)

Priya Sriram said...

Pedas look so cute! :) Nice design!

Varunavi said...

Happy gudi padwa trupti

Khaugiri said...

Hey Trupti wish u a very very happy new year!!! Pedha is looking very tempting.

Sia said...

trupti, they look so cute and delicious!

Asha said...

Yummy! Love the pattern on top! :)

Mangala Bhat said...

wow ! trupti ..i love badam peda .urs look yummy .And love the marks on the peda very nice :)

Mangala Bhat said...

Happy ugadi to u too :)

Ann said...

Peds looks creative and sweet..

Namrata Kini said...

Pedas look very tempting.

Priti said...

Gosh looks so gud....wonderful recipe Trupti...Happy Ugadi to you too dear

Priya said...

Omg, mouthwatering..pedas looks gorgeous Trupti..

Preety said...

those pedas looks so yummy..did you get those fine lines & design with the toothpick or something else?

AnuSriram said...

Wow.. that looks fabulous trupti! Nice shape and beautifully designed.

Trupti said...

Thank you very much Pooja, Usha, Lavanya, Varunavi, Preeti, Sia, Asha, Mangala, Ann, Namrata, Priti, Priya, Priya, Preety,Anu.

Yes Preety I made those marks with toothpick

Deepa Hari said...

Pedas look yum Trupti...beautiful design.

Happy Gudi Padwa to u and ur family.

sharada said...

HAPPY GUDI PADWA!!
The pedas look mouth watering..yumm

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

wow..yummy pedas dear. addition of milk powder is new to me. will try this.

Vishali said...

Hey Trupti....pedas look awsome...gimme a box full of them :D....good one!

Madhu's cooking gallery said...

looks so delicious! beautifully presented!

Lavi said...

Lovely Almond Peda's Trupti..i like the design , you have made it over peda's..

Cham said...

Very delicous pedas with almonds! They are cute!

JZ @ Tasty treats said...

the pedas look moist and cute!! u mustve amazing patience to put those marks on each peda...anyways, i am tempted!! :-)

Thanks for sending it to the event.

5 Star Foodie said...

These look very delicious - love almonds!

Valarmathi said...

Nice presentation. Looks cute and tempting.

Superchef said...

they look soo cute!! awesome pedas!

Trupti said...

Thank you very much Deepa, Sharada, Mahimaa, Vishali, Madhu, Lavi, Cham, JZ, 5 Star Foodie, Superchef

Ankita said...

Delicious pedhas.Your family must have enjoyed gudi padwa with these sweet delights.

Recipe man said...

this looks great !
thanks

Hema said...

Looks yummy & delicious!

Chandani said...

mouthwatering pedas!!!

Vrinda said...

Yummy Peda Trupti...