Kesaria Peda Recipe

This is a classic kesaria peda recipe. Kesaria peda is a very popular sweet in the Bihar. It is extensively used during Diwali and other Bihari festivals . It makes your celebration more delightful. You will enjoy this kesaria peda Recipe.
Kesaria Peda picture


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageServings8
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Khoa300 Gram (mava)
 Khoya300 Gram (Mava)
 Sugar300 Gram
 Illaichi powder1 Teaspoon (cardamom)
 Ellaichi powder1 Teaspoon (Cardamom)
 Kesar8 Gram (Saffron)
 Chopped pista8
 Pista8 , chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 636 Calories from Fat 252

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.7%

Saturated Fat 13.7 g68.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 72.8 mg

Sodium 280.2 mg11.7%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.8%

Sugars 67.8 g

Protein 24 g48.2%

Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 14.2%

Calcium 71.2% Iron 8.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Point1-Heat khoa and sugar in a kadahi while stirring continuously till the sugar melts and then dries up. This should take approx 18 minutes.

Point2-Add illaichi powder and kesar and mix well.

Point3- Make about 20-25 medium sized Pedas of desired shape.

Point4- Decorate with Pista.



Anonymous says :

Hey delicious...but the pic could have been of better quality
Posted on: 22 October 2011 - 10:40am
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barbecue says :

I just love kesar peda
Posted on: 21 October 2011 - 2:45pm

Anonymous says :

I love pedas and this is a good recipe
Posted on: 21 October 2011 - 1:51pm
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bonappetit says :

this is an all time fav.....thanks for sharing the recipe.
Posted on: 21 October 2011 - 12:45pm
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colorfulcandies says :

Posted on: 21 October 2011 - 12:29pm

Anonymous says :

Kesar peda is a sweet for all seasons.
Posted on: 21 October 2011 - 12:07pm
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Gourmet_lover says :

It is not explained clearly how to shape the peda. whether we should try to shape it when still hot?
Posted on: 21 October 2011 - 11:57am
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epicure says :

I love kesariya pedha....its delicious and now I can use this recipe to make it at home too!
Posted on: 21 October 2011 - 11:52am

Anonymous says :

So simple and so delicious. I am planning to make this recipe this Diwali and gift to my friends.
Posted on: 21 October 2011 - 9:44am

Anonymous says :

Everyone should kesari peda, they are so easy to make and one gets the purest peda when made at home...
Posted on: 21 October 2011 - 7:41am

Anonymous says :

Its so easy to prepare, but to make at home than to buy .......
Posted on: 21 October 2011 - 5:15am

Anonymous says :

The smell of keshar or saffron is the best thing for this dessert...
Posted on: 21 October 2011 - 2:31am

Shilpa222 says :

sounds simple, though never made or tasted this before
Posted on: 21 October 2011 - 1:50am

Tarun says :

Posted on: 21 October 2011 - 1:23am

Nimmi says :

A must in most Indian festivals...Thanks for the recipe!!
Posted on: 21 October 2011 - 12:45am

Anonymous says :

i love this one!
Posted on: 20 October 2011 - 11:59pm

Anonymous says :

In Maharashtra this delicacy is called as Keshari Pedha and is a favourite on all occasions!
Posted on: 20 October 2011 - 11:54pm
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Rahul - Chef an . . . says :

Its nice and delicious
Posted on: 20 October 2011 - 11:46pm

yuggbjhb says :

Why am I a pumpkin?
Posted on: 28 September 2009 - 1:41am
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shantihhh says :

If you upload a photo or avatar you won't show as a pumpkin which is a default if you do not do so.
Posted on: 28 September 2009 - 8:24am