Doodh Peda also known as Milk Peda or Pala Kova in Telugu states is an Indian classic sweet that have been enjoyed for many indian generations. This tasty Pala Kova Billau dessert is made using very few ingredients and is a favourite among many people across the Telugu states, where it is also called as Pala Kova. This Pala Kova is difficult to prepare but is also a irresistible to the taste buds.
The Pala Kova Billalu sweet is very famous across Godavari districts particularly in Rajahmundry a tier 2 city in East Godavari district. Let look at the ingredients we use to prepare the famous Rajahmundry Pala Kova.
- 2 litres of whole milk
- 1 cup of sugar
- 1 tsp of cardamom powder
- 1 tbsp of ghee
- 1 tbsp of cornstarch
- Chopped nuts for garnish (optional)
Instructions:A Pan with heavy-bottom is taken to heat the milk. After the milk starts boiling the heat is set to low and then let to sim for about 15 minutes. Stirring of milk is done to prevent it from sticking to the pan bottom.
A thick paste which is a mixture of sugar, cardamon powder and cornstarch is made in a separate bowl .
- After the milk reduces to half of its original volume, the sugar paste is added and stirred until it has completely dissolved into the thick milk.
- Pure home made Ghee is added and stirred continuously for almost until the milk mixed with the paste thickens and forms a soft dough.
- The end product formed is named Pala Kova and small portion of milk mixture is taken and rolled into small balls with the help of hands greased with Ghee.
- Then the Kova balls will be placed on greased surface and then made flat using a little hand pressure to form a patty shape.
- Then the grated pista or almonds or any chopped nuts are used to garnish the dessert and then the Kova sweet is allowed to cool to room temperature.
- Serve the delicious Pala Kova Billalu and enjoy the tasty delicacy.