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Mango Peda/ Two Layer Peda



Milk peda is an all time favorite Indian sweet. This time I wanted to try making it with mangoes ( actually I had one tin of mango pulp). The richness and flavor of this sweet is truly divine. Here I did a two layer peda. First layer is the usual milk peda. You can find the recipe here. I got the idea of using ricotta cheese from Nayana. It saves a lot of time, thanks Nayana...The second layer recipe is as follows.

Ingredients
Ricotta Cheese - 2 cups
Mango pulp- 1 cup
Mawa - 3 tsp
Evaporated  milk- 1/3 cup
Sugar- 1/2 cup ( according to sweetness of Mango)
Cardamon Powder - 1/2 tsp
Badam or pistachios for garnish


In a non stick pan cook mango puree till it is cooked and reduced . Blend in mawa, evaporated  milk and ricotta cheese and stir in medium flame for about eight or ten minutes till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan and becomes a thick mass. Allow it to cool completely and add in powdered sugar and cardamon powder and knead it just like a dough. Grease your hand with butter or ghee and roll into desired shapes and garnish.


This recipe goes to Jagruthi's  and Niveditha wonderful event


And Akila's wonderful event CID 2010 event.I would love to dedicate this recipe to the "Prince of Patriots"- Subhas Chandra Bose.
 
Try this...
Hope you will all enjoy

Comments

  1. Looks super yum..love the idea

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  2. Looks so beautiful!!Lovely.Using ricotta is a good thought.

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  3. Wow! Delicious melt in the mouth peda with the flavour of mangoes, yummy.

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  4. nice color...i like the mango twist to the peda..

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  5. eswara..ingane kothipikkale!!! looks so yummy..such a lovely colour...

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  6. Wow.... Mango Pedha.... looks so wonderful with its lovely colour....

    Thanks for sending to my event.... dear....

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  7. they look super good..nice color

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  8. Sujechi..This is awesome and truly heavenly..Ente fav anu, last time natil poyapol peda kazhichu njan atleast oru 5 kg enkilum kooditudayrunirikum...

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  9. I have a huge sweet tooth ..... luv the pedas. Have bookmarked it :-)

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa
    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  10. Looks so cute and delicious, beautiful click too..

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  11. the sweets look so gorgeous...new combo for me....bookmarked it..

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  12. Now I know what I need to do with a can full of mango pulp in my pantry :-)
    Love the recipe. Got directed from some other blog to yours and now I'm glad that happened!

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  13. looks divine..love that mango layer on it..mmm..de-lish!

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  14. suja peda looks so delicious the two layer is superb.. one of the favorite sweet.. good one

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  15. delicious mango peda ....looks so tempting ...very creative one ...thanks for sharing dear


    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  16. Acho choo cute. They looks so tempting and yummy :)

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  17. that is so innovative and I love the 2 shades of yellow..

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  18. Mango pedas look wonderful and tasty.

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  19. My current post is Chocolate peda only :-) I'm a huge mango lover so this layered peda is tempting me a lot. Looks beautiful
    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  20. Mango pedea looks so so so tempting.Never tried it at home.thanks for the recipe.

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  21. The pedas look absolutely stunning and inviting too.

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  22. Looks so colorful and yumm. Please collect awards from my blog dear :)

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  23. lovely pedas and a very inspiring post dear.

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  24. Awesome..never thought about this..

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  25. Very creative ,bookmarking this one.

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  26. Lovely pic..Mango peda looks really colorful and yummy..

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  27. Thanks all for stopping by and the encouraging comments:)

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  28. Hi Suja
    lovely and yummy mango peda..actually I'm planning to make mango peda on gokulashtami...thanks for the entry !

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  29. I love peda! Thanks for visiting my site Suja:)

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  30. Thanks Jagruti it was great fun participating in your event
    Thanks Savithri..you have a great space and thanks for stopping by:)

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