Orange-Infused Date & Nut Pedas| No-Cook, Easy Dessert Recipe

Ganesh Chaturthi is just around the corner, and that means it is time to prepare sweets at home, according to me. 🙂 So, I think it is also time to tell you about these gorgeous orange-infused date & nut pedas that I made a while back. If you are looking for a no-cook, super simple but super delicious sweet dish recipe for the upcoming festival, you needn’t look any more. These pedas will surely be much loved.

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This recipe is inspired by two other recipes I have tried out and loved – the home-made date & nut fudge and the chocolate & nut laddoos.

Now, let’s wait no longer and cut straight to the recipe.

Ingredients (yields about 15 pedas):

10 orange cream biscuits (I used Bounce)

15 dates (de-seeded)

5-6 tablespoons dry coconut powder

About 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

5-6 cashewnuts

5-6 almonds

Powdered cashewnuts and almonds, for decoration

A little butter/ghee to grease your palms

Method:

  1. Break up the orange cream biscuits into large pieces. Powder them in the mixer, along with the cashewnuts and almonds.
  2. Now, add the de-seeded dates, cocoa powder and dry coconut powder to the mixer, mix with a spoon, and give everything a whir together for a couple of seconds. Ensure that everything is well mixed together.
  3. Grease your palms with a little butter, and shape pedas or small balls out of the mixture.
  4. Decorate the pedas with powdered cashewnuts and almonds, and place them in an air-tight box.
  5. Keep the box in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours, letting the pedas chill and set well.
  6. Serve them chilled or after bringing to room temperature.

Do you like the sound of these pedas? I hope you will try these out too, and that you will love them as much as we did!

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Here are some other easy dessert recipes that I have tried out and loved.

Boondi Laddoo Rabdi

OPOS Coffee Flan

No-Bake Eggless Chocolate Ganache And Strawberry Tart

Eggless Mango Ice Cream Without Ice Cream Maker

Chocolate & Coconut Balls With Dry Fruits

Eggless Lemon Ice Cream Without Ice Cream Maker

No-Bake Vanilla Ice Cream Pie With Fresh Grapes, Strawberry & Butterscotch Syrup

Panchamritam, The Food Of The Gods

Home-Made Date & Nut Fudge

Fruit Ëxtravaganza

Eggless Coffee Pudding

Chocolate & Nut laddoos

Home-made date & nut fudge

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