(Recipe by Junior Sous Chef Binoy Mishra, The Gateway Hotel Lakeside Hubli) Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutesIngredients:2 cups khoya
10 –15 gms ghee
1 1/2 cup finely powdered sugar
A pinch of freshly ground green cardamom powder
A pinch of Mace (Javitri) powder
A pinch of clove powder Directions:1. Add grated khoya in a heavy bottom pan and start cooking.2. Add ghee in small amounts to keep the mixture moist. 3. Keep stirring continuously on a low to medium flame. Keep an eye on the khoya and ensure it doesn’t burn. This is really the ‘make or break’ step in making the perfect Dharwad Pedha. 4. When the colour of khoya turns brown, add sugar and stir.5. Add the spices and let it cool.6. Take bite-sized quantities of khoya mix and make them into pedhas.7. Roll them over some powdered sugar till you get a thin layer.About the Author:Ashwin Rajagopalan is a Chennai-based writer who writes on topics related to food, gadgets, trends and travel experiences. He enjoys communicating across cultures and borders in his weekday work avatar as a content and editorial consultant for a global major and one of India's only cross cultural trainers.Disclaimer:The opinions expressed within this article are the personal opinions of the author. NDTV is not responsible for the accuracy, completeness, suitability, or validity of any information on this article. All information is provided on an as-is basis. The information, facts or opinions appearing in the article do not reflect the views of NDTV and NDTV does not assume any responsibility or liability for the same.
About Ashwin RajagopalanI am the proverbial slashie - a content architect, writer, speaker and cultural intelligence coach. School lunch boxes are usually the beginning of our culinary discoveries.That curiosity hasn’t waned. It’s only got stronger as I’ve explored culinary cultures, street food and fine dining restaurants across the world. I’ve discovered cultures and destinations through culinary motifs. I am equally passionate about writing on consumer tech and travel.