Makkan peda

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makkan peda..

Makkan Peda is a famous sweet of Arcot,a small town of Vellore city (Tamilnadu).Arcot is a place where one can see numerous sweet stalls and The Chettiyar sweet stall is the most famous and oldest of all.Makkan Peda is being prepared here for generations.It was introduced to the people of Arcot by the Arcot Nawabs.
Makkan Peda is a richer version of Gulab Jamun where some nuts,raisins are chopped and stuffed inside the dough and then deep fried in ghee.They are flattened balls with juicy texture and stuffed nuts.The stuffings makes the sweet special.

PREPARATION TIME :20 MINS

COOKING TIME:30 MINS

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE DOUGH

For a detailed recipe of the dough,click here

FOR SUGAR SYRUP

3 & 1/2 cups sugar

2 & 1/2 cups water

3 cardamons

FOR THE STUFFINGS

5 Almonds

7 Cashews

7 Pistachios

Ghee for frying

This would make stuffing for 10 Makkan Peda ,you can…

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