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1/2 kg. Soft white khoya (mawa)

How to make khoya: boil milk and add milk powder and stir it and
mawas(khoya) will be ready.

2-1/2 cups (approx.300gms) Sugar powdered
1/2 tsp. cardamom powder
1 tsp. Cardamom seeds semi crushed
1 tbsp. Slivered or crushed pistachios
    *   Grate khoya with a steel (not iron) grater.Add powdered
sugar and mix well.
    * Put mixture in a large heavy or nonstick pan.
    * Heat first on high for few minutes.
    * The on slow till done.
    * Make sure to stir continuously, while on heat.
    * When mixture thick and gooey, add cardamom.
    * Mix well, and take off fire.
    * Allow to cool, gently turning occasionally.
    * Use cookie moulds, or shape pedas with palms into patty rounds.
    * Mix pistachios and cardamom seeds and press a bit on top of
    * If using moulds, first sprinkle some at bottom.
    * Take some mixture and press into mould.
    * When set well, invert and carefully, unmould.

Any colour ( yellow, orange, green,), essence (pineapple, orange,
pista, chocolate), topping (almonds, walnuts, cashews), can be

To above recipe add any of following for varied flavours: cashew
powder 1/2 cup, cocoa 2 tbsp.(then increase sugar by 1/2 cup),
walnuts powdered 1/2 cup, etc. Add when the mixture is half cooked