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Almond peda

Diwali special Indian sweet recipe
5 from 2 votes
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  • 1 cup Almond flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar + 1 tbsp add extra according to your taste
  • 1 tablespoon rose syrup for strong rose flavor add an extra 1 tsp
  • 1/2 teaspoon rose essence
  • Ghee


  • Cut a lengthy parchment paper and grease it with ghee, keep aside

Grind well

  • Add almond flour, powdered sugar, rose syrup, rose essence into a mixie jar and grind well
  • Optionally, add extra powdered sugar according to your taste (i added 1 tbsp), 1 tablespoon of rose syrup for strong rose flavor, and grind everything well
  • Transfer the ground mixture into a wide vessel

Knead and Roll

  • Grease your hands with ghee and combine the mixture to form a dough
  • Place the dough on one side of parchment paper and cover
  • Apple even pressure and roll the dough into desired thickness with a chappathi or fondant rolling pin

To make Almond katli

  • Cut into soft rose almond katli with a knife or pizza cutter

To make Almond peda

  • Use a round cutter or piping nozzle and cut into peda
  • Optionally you can make an impression with a piping nozzle or cookie cutter or peda press

Peda with remaining dough

  • Gather the extra left almond mixture and knead to combine the dough
  • Roll it on the parchment paper and cut
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  1. Always use store-bought almond flour for this no-cook Almond peda recipe
  2. Avoid using regular almonds
  3. Grinding almond flour along with other ingredients + rose syrup + ghee for greasing is enough for the peda dough. If required add extra ghee or sprinkle very little water
  4. You can store rose peda at room temperature
  5. Adjust the rose syrup according to your taste. If you are not big on rose syrup flavor, make katli with cardamom powder. In that case, add little water and adjust powdered sugar accordingly
  6. Always use powdered sugar for no-cook burfi, avoid regular sugar
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