Saffron Paneer Peda Recipe

Saffron Paneer Peda Recipe is an easy to make peda with minimal ingredients with the goodness of paneer and rose water, usually made during festivals and special occasions.

Swathy Nandhini
Saffron Paneer Peda Recipe
849 ratings.

This Saffron Paneer Peda is a simple, delicious and melt in mouth dessert with grainy texture. It is prepared with minimal ingredients and has an authentic Indian flavour that is rich as it is made with paneer and ghee.

You can serve it for some special occasions and festivals. In this recipe, Peda is made of Paneer and is flavoured with saffron which enhances the taste of Peda. 

Serve Saffron Paneer Peda as a dessert after your meal or serve it with some snacks like Poha Chivda to guests when they visit your home during festivals. 

If you like this recipe, you can als try other Peda recipes such as

  1. Kesar Peda Recipe
  2. Chocolate Peda Recipe
  3. Milk Peda Recipe


Cuisine: Indian
Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

20 M


4 Servings


  • 2 cups Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , crumbled
  • 4 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
  • Saffron strands , a generous pinch
  • 2 tablespoons Water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ghee
  • 2 teaspoons Rose water

How to make Saffron Paneer Peda Recipe

  1. To begin making the Saffron Paneer Peda recipe, keep the paneer ready. You can either use store bought paneer or make it at home. 

  2. Follow this Homemade Paneer Recipe to make fresh paneer in your kitchen. 

  3. Place the  the paneer ina  mixing bowl and crumble it well using your fingers. Transfer this crumbled paneer to the mixer grinder.

  4. To the mixer-grinder, add saffron, cardamom powder, sugar and water to it. Grind everything together into a smooth paste.

  5. Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan on medium-low heat, transfer the paneer mixture from the mixer jar and cook it on low flame.

  6. Now add rose water and keep stirring continuously until  everything comes together, leaving the sides of the pan. 

  7. Turn off the flame, and allow it to cool. Transfer into a bowl. 

  8. Grease your hands with some ghee and knead the paneer mixture into smooth dough without cracks.

  9. Roll the dough flat using rolling pin and cut into desired shape for making pedas. The delicious paneer peda is ready. Transfer to a platter. 

  10. Serve Saffron Paneer Peda as a dessert after your meal or serve it with some snacks like Poha Chivda to guests when they visit your home during festivals.