Penda the easy way

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Pendas are bite sized Indian sweets made with milk solids and sugar sometimes flavoured with saffron and cardamom.


1-1/2 cups whole milk powder

½ cup sugar

½ cup full cream milk

1 tbsp butter

A few strands of saffron Mixed nuts fordecoration


· Add all the ingredients to a microwave safe bowl. Set power to High.

· Stir well and microwave for 2 minutes.

· Keep stirring after every 2 minutes. You will know it is done when the mixture begins to come together.

· When done, allow to cool a bit, form into pendas and add nuts in the center of each penda.Optional

· Alternatively you can knead lightly and put into molds

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