Peda Recipe | Sugar Free Peda Recipe | Til Ka Peda

Til ka peda is a traditional Indian sweet that is primarily made from sesame seeds. It originates from India and is particularly popular in northern regions of the country.

Til ka peda has a rich and nutty flavor from the sesame seeds. This peda sweet is mostly enjoyed during festivals like Makar Sankranti, Lohri, and Diwali. This peda also can be enjoyed after meals as a sweet snack.

You can buy this peda from local sweet shops but the problem is that they made this using high glycemic load ingredients and refined sugar, which is not good for your health and can increase your blood sugar levels.

Here, we are sharing a sugar-free peda recipe made using low-glycemic ingredients that don’t impact your blood sugar levels and also help to reduce them. This sugar-free peda recipe is perfect for those who prioritize their health without compromising their taste.

Till ka peda ingredients

  • 150g Sesame seed: It is flat seeds derived from the sesame plant. They are packed with essential nutrients like protein, fiber, and minerals which help in lowering cholesterol levels, regulating blood sugar levels, and preventing constipation.
  • 30g Peanuts: Peanuts are a great source of protein and add a nutty flavor to the dish.
  • 45g Peanut butter: It is a paste made from dry roasted peanuts. It has essential nutrients like protein, healthy fats, and vitamins. Also, add a creamy or crunchy texture to the dish.
  • 5g Cardamom Powder: It has a strong, unique flavor, with a slightly sweet, floral aroma. It adds depth and complexity to the flavor and also helps in digestion, and reduces inflammations as well.
  • 30g Diabexy Sugar: Diabexy sugar contains fructooligosaccharide (EGL ZERO), is a type of Fiber that is sweet, and being a Fiber, it does not get absorbed in the intestine, Instead, it gets flushed out without affecting one’s blood sugar.

Why do we use Diabexy sugar in this recipe?

We use Diabexy sugar in this recipe because it's an excellent sugar substitute for those looking to control their blood sugar levels. Unlike most sugar substitutes that contain high EGL ingredients like Maltodextrin, maltose, dextrose, or sucrose, Diabexy sugar is made with fructooligosaccharide, which has an EGL of zero. This means it doesn't get absorbed in the intestine and gets flushed out without impacting blood sugar. This makes it a versatile and healthier choice for managing diabetes while enjoying sweet flavors.

How to Make Til ka Peda

  • Take 150g of sesame seeds in a pan and roast them.
  • Transfer the roasted sesame seeds to a grinder and add 30g of roasted peanuts.
  • Grind them into a powdery texture and place the mixture in a bowl.
  • Add 30g of Diabexy sugar, 1 tsp of cardamom powder, and 3 tbsp of unsweetened peanut butter to the bowl.
  • Combine all the ingredients properly.
  • Take a small portion of the mixture and shape it into pedas.
  • Optionally, you can add almonds as decoration.
  • Your Till ka peda is ready.

The EGL (Estimated Glycemic Load) of each peda is 0.7, which is very low. This sugar free peda recipe is the best for a person with diabetes.

Blog Categories

Related Blogs

Back to blog