Friday, August 11, 2006

Tiranga Doodh Peda

Carrot Doodh Peda
Milk - 4 cups/1 litre
Grated Carrot - 2 Cups
Condensed Milk - 3 tbspn
Sugar - 3 tsp
cardamom - 4 no
Butter - 2 tbspn
Orange food color - 1 drop

Method

1.Take a heavy bottomed sauce pan and boil milk in a low medium flame.

2.Grind grated carrot with little amount of milk into paste and keep it aside.

3.After milk starts bubbling add butter and Carrot paste ,cardamom pwd ,Condensed milk, a drop of Orange Food color and stir well for 30 - 40 minutes,continuously with wooden spatula to make fine thick paste.

4.Remove from fire and tranfer to a greased plate and allow it to cool.Make into small balls and flatten it and garnish with Cashewnuts.


Coconut Doodh Peda
Milk - 4 cups/1 litre
Dessicated Coconut - 2cups
Condensed milk - 3tbspn
Cardamom - 6 no
Sugar - 3tspn

Method

1.Take a heavy bottomed sauce pan and boil milk in a medium flame and stir continuously .

2.Grind dessicated coconut with little amount of water and extract milk from that and keep the coconut scrape aside.

3.After milk starts bubbling add butter and extracted coconut milk and boil until it gets thicken ,stirring in the middle in low flame.

4.Now ,add leftover coconut paste , cardamom pwd ,Condensed milk and stir well.Boil for 30 - 40 minutes,by stirring continuously with wooden spatula to make fine thick paste and make sure it should be in the stage of soft lump .

5.Remove from fire and Transfer into a greased plate and leave it to cool.Cut into any shape and serve by garnishing with silver foil and pistachio.



Pistachio - Green Peas Doodh Peda

Milk - 4 cups/1 litre
Pistachio - 1/2 cup,soak in hot water to remove skin,
Frozen Peas - 1/2 cup,boiled 6 minutes in microwave oven,
Sugar - 3 tspn
Condensed milk - 3 tbspn
Cardamom - 6no
Green Food color - 2 drops

Method

1.Take a heavy bottomed sauce pan and boil milk in medium flame and stir continuously .

2.Grind Pista ,Green Peas with little amount of milk into fine paste.After milk starts bubbling add butter and Pistachio - PEAS paste ,sugar and boil until it gets thicken ,stirring in the middle in low flame.

3.Now ,add cardamom pwd ,Condensed milk ,2 drops of Green Food color and stir well for 30 - 40 minutes,stir continuously with wooden spatula to make fine thick paste and it should be in the stage of soft lump .Remove from fire and allow it to cool.

4.Transfer into a greased plate and leave it cool.

5.Cut into diamond shape with knife and serve by garnishing with silver foil and shredded pistachio.

Making Tiranga (Indian Flag)

1.Make a small amount of carrot doodh peda and make it into a cylindrical shape and keep it on a plate.Make another two cylindrical logs with Coconut Doodh Peda, Pistachio - Green Peas Doodh Peda.

2.Join all these Orange ,White ,Green color pedas together and adjust edjes with knife.

3.For Ashok Chakram, Take Thin Semiya and touch it up with Blue food color and place in the middle of Coconut Peda .

That's it ,Tiranga Doodh Peda is ready .
This is my contribution to Dear Indira's Food Parade on Independence Day Celebrations.

37 comments:

Menu Today said...

Hi Vineela,
A "Salute" for this post.Thanks for sharing.

Krithika said...

How gorgeous !! Very colorful entry to the food parade.

Faffer said...

Vineela,
You are SO creative! Lovely entry for the food parade.

Indira said...

I wish we'd get this type of sweets at our Indian sweet shops here. What a creativity! and the sweet is healthy too.

My salute to you and your beautiful creation, Vineela.

shilpa said...

Fabulous creation Vineela. Just superb..

archana said...

I just want to give you a hug Vineela, girl you are awesome !!!!

Madhu said...

Hi Vineela
Very creative and colourful peda. Always Proud to see Indian flag in any form.
Happy Independence day!

Tanuja said...

Hi Vineela,

Hats of to ur creativity:)The sweet really shows ur love towards the country.

indosungod said...

Vineela what a smart idea,
your "Tiranga Doodh Peda" makes me want to sing "Jana Gana Mana". I found a beautiful rendition here
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7399792002477900458

Annita said...

Gorgeous Vineela..fantastic work!!

indianadoc said...

that's great looking food patriotism!Salaam Peda!!

Inji Pennu said...

Vineela

I bow before this! I really bow! Wow!

shammi said...

Absolutely brilliant! I would never have imagined green peas used in a sweet, especially! :)

BDSN said...

Hey Vineela!!

Ur creation is truly admirable!!!
Can u tell me when the food color should added to both the carrot peda as well as the pistachio peda recipe?

Madhuli said...

Hi vineela.That's a wonderful presentation.great going.

sudhav said...

JAI HIND, Vineela you are truly amazing.Lovely entry for the foodparade.

Linda said...

Hi Vineela,

As usual, you have created an edible work of art. Your Indian flag is lovely and sounds delicious, too!

mandira said...

WOW Vineela, this looks gorgeous! Perfect for Independence Day. :)

Lera said...

Vineela your Tiranga Doodh Peda looks stunning...Hats Off for your creative spirit!

Saffron said...

Vineela, that's very creative! lovely entry...

cheers!

RP said...

You are sooooooooooo very creative!!! Hats off to you! I am sure this is gonna be the star of the parade.

Meena Kandlakuti said...

Hi vineela,

what a recipe?? looks great!!The idea is execellent.I will give it a try.Happy independence day!

KeralaGirl said...

Hats off to your creativity :-)

Anonymous said...

All the food pictures looks amazing! I am new to food blogging. Do check out mine (blogs.tastycooks.com). Btw,it would be good if you can write few tips in capturing the pictures.
Raji

Priya said...

BEAUTIFUL !!!

starry nights said...

OMG a patriotic sweet. beautiful to look at and I am sure tasty as well. good job.

Puspha said...

Wow!!! Vineela u r so creative. Well done to u & happy independence day.

sudha said...

hi vineela.. Very nice and beautiful doodh peda. You got the real colors of flag..Perfect for Independence day.

Thanks
sudha

Gini said...

I gotta say that this would be the entry that was showed the whole essence of the independence day. Great work!

KrishnaArjuna said...

Great display of patriotism through food Vineela!

ArSu said...

Oh my dear Vineela! ur spirit is amazing. A salute to you and your creative "Tiranga Doodh Peda".

Latha said...

Hi Vineela,

Lovely Recipe! Your pictures are so beautiful! And the peda looks so delicious!
Happy Independence day and Happy Krishnashtami in advance!
Cheers
Latha

yadbhavishya said...

I think your Tiranga doodh peda can lead the procession! Wish you could send me one peda as an attachment, hehe.

I sent the link to my mother and she loved it immensely!

Chandrika said...

What an innovative idea, Vineela! It's simply mind-blowing!! Superb!

gattina said...

Wow wow wow!!! Vineela, you're so talented in photography and food-styling!

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Leena Ajgaonkar Goutam said...

Wow... This one is really awesome !

Leena