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
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
FOR THE STUFFINGS
Ghee for frying
This would make stuffing for 10 Makkan Peda ,you can…
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