Mathura Pedas are very famous throughout India and is one of the most important objects to shop for during a visit to Mathura. Different types of Pedas are sold in the shops in Mathura.
The Pedas of Mathura are particularly famous due to their purity and great taste. Mathura is a place to shop for pure milk products. Due to the large cowherd, different types of milk products are very popular in Mathura. Made of milk, the milk products of Mathura are of high quality and aroma.
And peda forms the most important milk products of Mathura. Peda first originated in Mathura itself and therefore is named after the place.
Pedas are made in Mathura with great care and there is a particular procedure to make them. Pure milk is boiled for long hours, till the last drop of water evaporates. Then this 'khoya is used to make peda.
Different types of Mathura Pedas are sold, but Kesari Peda is the most tasty and popular of all. Kesari Peda is made of good amount of saffron, which makes them look and taste delicious.
Another significance of Mathura Peda is that they are also used as 'Prasad'. People visiting the temples of Mathura can buy peda from the neighboring shops.
Thus, it can be concluded that Mathura Pedas are very much integrated top the culture of the land.
Last Updated on : 09/05/2013