Coconut Peda

Coconut Peda

           Hello everyone, Coconut Peda is a classic sweet made for festive occasions. It is mouth-watering sweet, made up with only two main ingredients and precious time, yep only 10 minutes.

Happy, Healthy and Colorful Holi.!!!

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes; Cooking Time: 5 Minutes;
Total Time: 10 Minutes.

Ingredients :
  1. Desiccated coconut 1 cup
  2. Condensed milk ½ cup
  3. Food color, 1 pinch (optional)
  4. Dry fruits for garnish (optional)
  5. Cardamom powder 1 tsp (optional)

Recipe :
  1. Turn on flame, place a frying pan on it, add ½ cup condensed milk and one cup desiccated coconut and heat the mixture on low flame.
  2. Stir and saute for 3 to 4 minutes and add cardamom powder.
  3. When the mixture begins to leave the sides of the pan switch off the flame.
  4. Remove the mixture of peda from pan and allow it to cool.
  5. When it gets cool down, make 3 equal portions and add red and yellow color in two portions of dough, keep one original color, now make small balls and flatten it slightly.
  6. Roll the pedas in desiccated coconut. Garnish with dry fruits.
  7. Here, sweet, colorful, delicious coconut peda is ready to serve. It stays good for 5 to 6 days in the fridge.

Dietary Comments :
Based on a 2000 calorie diet.
It makes 21 servings.
Complete recipe : 412 calories.
Per serving contains 19.61 calories, along with carbohydrates - 1.63 g, fats - 1.44 g, proteins - 0.28 g.

Health Benefits of Coconut :
  • Coconut helps to improve digestion and absorption of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals.
  • It helps to protect the body from cancers due to insulin reduction, removal of free radicals that cause premature aging and degenerative disease.
  • Coconut helps to reduce the risk of heart health and improves good cholesterol (HDL).
  • It helps to keep hair and skin healthy and youthful-looking, prevents wrinkles, sagging skin, age spots, and provides sun protection.
  • It helps to prevent obesity by speeding up metabolism, providing an immediate source of energy with fewer calories than other fats.
  • The healthy fat in coconut slows down any rise in blood sugar and helps to reduce hypoglycemic cravings.
  • The most important thing, in addition, coconut contains no trans-fats, is gluten-free, non-toxic, hypoallergenic, and also contains antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, and anti-parasitic healing properties.  Coconut helps to aid and support overall Immune System functions.

Eat Healthy, Stay Healthy.

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