We traditionally make Mathura peda recipe with sugar and mawa or khoya. However not many realize sugar is not good for health.It is always better to make sweets using jaggery like in the olden times.Jaggery has its medicinal and nutritive properties.These days mawa is also contaminated hence it is always better to make it at home.You can make it with milk powder easily.Enjoy Mathura peda recipe with instant mawa and jaggery any time you want.You can make the milk powder peda without condensed milk.This helps you add sugar according to your taste.Once you have unsweetened mawa ready,making sweets is not a big deal.
This peda is synonymous with Lord Krishna and occasion of his birth,Janamashtami.The moment you say Janamashtami, Krishnashtami or Gokulashtami, Gokul Vrindavan and Mathura come to your mind. Holi and Janamashtami of Barsana and Mathura,the birth place of Radha Rani and Shri Krishna is a feast of soul.Most halwais' create a plethora of sweets during Holi and Janamashtami.There is something magical about traditional sweets be it Mathura ka peda or Agra ka petha.
You can also have this recipe during Navratri or Navratre fasting as it is made with milk only.
Ingredients of the mathura peda recipe
Step by step pics of the recipe
1.Cook mawa with ghee on a non stick pan.
2.Once it starts to turn brown,add crumbled gud/jaggery.
3.Mix it well,add spices.
4.Add milk and cook.
5.Turn off the heat once it starts coming together.
6.Take a spoonful and shape them into peda.
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Mathura peda recipe with instant mawa and jaggery
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