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Diwali Recipes : Kutchi Peda

Kutchi Peda
Peda is the king of all sweets. Its an inevitable sweet for any Indian especially if you Kutchi. If  you have a marraige in your family ,you have to distribute Peda as a means of sharing happiness to everyone of your relatives, if you’ve got a baby you need Peda for good luck, if you have got a new car, you need Peda for it and so on. Its like a must sweet for Kutchis. Kachchhi Peda is a kind of semi hard, brown and Roasted Peda. Its very famous in local villages in Kutch.

Peda Recipe

1/2 kg. Soft white mawa ( khoya)
2 1/2 cups (approx.300gms) sugar powdered
1/2 tsp. cardamom powder
1 tsp. cardamom seeds semi crushed
1 tbsp. slivered or crushed pistachios


Kutch Quiz

Refresh and test your knowledge about Kutch
(scroll down for correct answers)

1. What is the meaning of Kutch

a. Kachhua (tortoise) shaped
b. (land) Which becomes intermittently dry and wet
c. Salt Land
d. Island

2. Which of the below is not a city or town in Kutch

a. Bhuj
b. Gandhidham
c. Anjhar
d. Rajkot

3.Which of the following birds are famous for their migration to Rann of Kutch

a. Peacocks
b. Lesser Flamingos
c. Pigeons
d. Sparrows