Ricotta cheese peda(sweet milk balls)

4 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy
Milk is a good source of calcium and protein. It is very important for growing children and women to have good bone and dental health.


Number of serving: 4
Ricotta Cheese(kosher) - 15 oz

Sugar - 3/4 cup or increase it if you have a very sweet tooth

Milk Powder - 3/4 Cup

Clarified butter(Ghee) - 2 tablespoons

Cardamom powder - 1/2 teaspoon

Saffron strands- pinch


  • Heat a pan and add the ghee, once it is melted add the ricotta cheese and cook for 20 minutes on low heat till all the water evaporates and it becomes one solid lump.
  • Now add the sugar and once the sugar is dissolved, add the milk powder and cook for another 15 minutes till the mixture thickens and leaves the sides.
  • Now add the saffron and cardamom powder and stir well and switch off the heat.
  • Once the mixture is slightly cooled down, smear your hands with little bit of ghee and make round balls out of ricotta cheese mixture and make a small depression at the center.


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