Milkmaid Condensed milk Chocolate Pedas
Peda is a popular sweet dish in India.
Makes: 18 toffees /pedas (1 steel thali of 7 – inches in diameter)
You will need
2 teaspoon butter / ghee
1 tin Milkmaid condensed milk (400 g)
1 tablespoon cocoa powder
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon extra ghee
Grease a steel thali with ½ teaspoon ghee / butter and keep aside.
In a thick non stick pan, heat 2 teaspoon butter /ghee. Reduce the heat to medium. Add milkmaid condensed milk, cocoa powder and sugar.
Mix well / condensed milk well blended with cocoa powder and stir continuously for 20 - 22 minutes on a low heat or until the mixture thickens and leaves from the sides of the pan / chocolate color.
Transfer the milkmaid mixture into greased thali and keep aside to cool for half an hour.
Apply remaining ghee on both the palms and shape the mixture into small balls / pedas. Decorate with cashew nut splits / almond /.. (optional).