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Paala Kova (పాల కోవా, டூத் கோவை, दूध पेडा)


Paala Kova (పాల కోవా, டூத் கோவை, दूध पेडा)  also called  Doodh Peda. Palakova is a wonderful and a traditional rich sweet which is made up of milk , sugar and ghee. It is a very popular recipe in South India.

Regional Dish : Andhra; Tamil Nadu; Karnataka; Kerala; South India and North India.

Cuisine Style : Andhra | Cooking Time 30 minutes | Take it as Snack | Type Sweet | Shelf Life : 2 weeks.

Appx. Nutritional values : Calories (155.6 K cal), Carbohydrates (18.1 g), Protein (5.5 g), Fat (7.0 g).

Ingredients to serve :

  • Milk (Powder)      2 cups
  • Butter (unsalted)    3 tbsp
  • Milk      1/2 cup
  • Sugar   1/2 cup
  • Water  1/2 cup
  • Cardamoms (crushed)   4
  • Pista (crushed)  1 tbsp

Method :

  1. Mix butter and milk powder, and add milk to make soft dough.
  2. Refrigerate the dough for 15 minutes.
  3. Crumble it with your finger breaking all the lumps.
  4. Make sugar syrup of one strand and put the crumbled dough.
  5. Keep stirring till it starts leaving the pan.
  6. Remove it when it starts leaving the pan and cool it lightly.
  7. Make small balls and flatten it into a shape of Peda.
  8. Decorate it with cardamom and pista powder on the top.


Other variants / Cuisine Style : 1. chocolate paala kova.

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