Peda is a milk based sweet that is available all over India. Peda is especially famous from Mathura, a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Peda is prepared from mawa or khoya which is basically milk solids obtained by thickening milk. Many varieties of Peda are available including Kesar Peda, Malai Peda. Mathura Peda is a little different than other Peda in both color and taste. It is brown in color and is less sweeter than the Peda made in other states.