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Peda  is a sweet from the Indian subcontinent, usually prepared in thick,semi-soft pieces. The main ingredients are khoya(mawa), sugar and traditional flavorings, including cardamom seeds, pistachio nuts and saffron. The colour varies from a creamy white to a caramel color. The word peda is also generically used to mean a blob of any doughy substance, such as flour or (in the case of the sweet) khoya. Mathura Pedas are very famous throughout India and is one of the most imortant objects to shop for during a visit to Mathura. Today is Janmastami. It is an annual celebration of the birth of the LORD SRI KRISHNA. On this auspicious occasion I have prepared Mathura's famous Peda. So let's start step by step Mathura Peda's recipe- INGREDIENTS:- Mawa(khoya)-1 cup(I used Nanak mawa) Sugar-3/4 cup Ghee-1/2 tsp Warm milk-2 tbsp Cardamom powder-1/2 tsp Sugar for garnish METHOD:- 1-In a nonstick pan heat ghee,then add mawa. 2-When mawa starts mel