Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Peda | How to make Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Peda

By Meena Kumar  |  11th May 2016  |  
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  • Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Peda, How to make Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Peda
Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Pedaby Meena Kumar
  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    20

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  • Serves

    10

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About Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Peda

Makkan peda is believed to be loved by the Nawabs, brought to South India by them. It has close resemblance to gulab jamuns but has dry fruit filling inside. The taste is rich and buttery smooth. Like makhan(butter) it is so delicious and melt in the mouth kind....

Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Peda is delicious and authentic dish. Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Peda by Meena Kumar is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Peda is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 10 minutes and it takes 20 minutes to cook it properly. Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Peda is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Peda. Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Peda is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Peda is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Peda at your home.

Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Peda

Ingredients to make Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Peda

  • Mawa /Khoya- 1 1/2 cup (Homemade mawa with milk powder recipe on the blog)
  • Maida -1 1/2 cup
  • Cooking soda - 1/4 tsp
  • Almond, pistachios, cashew -5 to 10 each chopped Raisins - 10-15
  • If using below microwaved mawa (recipe given in blog) then need not add ghee or else add ghee + vanaspati - 2 tbsp
  • Veg oil - for deep frying
  • Sugar syrup: Sugar -2 1/2 cups Water -2 1/2 cups

How to make Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Peda

  1. Mix the mawa, maida, cooking soda, (if adding) ghee + vanaspati. Sprinkle 1-2 tsps water and knead it into a dough. Allow it to rest for 15 minutes covered.
  2. For making sugar syrup: Meanwhile boil the water for the syrup first *then add sugar (this reduces the cooking time by half) wait for a minute until the sugar dissolves then lower the heat to med-low and allow it to thicken into syrup.
  3. Then keep it on the lowest flame possible until you drop the first set of pedas into it. (If u boil the syrup in full flame it alters the taste of sugar gives slight bitterness) Now you should be ready to fry the peda and drop into the hot syrup.
  4. For making peda: Take the dough and make lemon sized rounds of equal size then take a round make a depression in the center and fill it with a pinch of chopped nuts and raisins mixture .
  5. Close and seal edges and shape it back to smooth rounds slightly flatten the top. Repeat same to fill all the rounds. Keep each one on a plate without touching each other.
  6. Heat oil then reduce flame to medium heat. (There should be enough oil to submerge the peda completely ) Add 5-6 pedas and fry to golden brown by turning one side to another very gently.Ensure all sides are evenly colored (about 5-7 minutes)
  7. Crush some pistachios and decorate on top. Serve the makkhan peda as a dessert for any special occasion.

Reviews for Makkan peda / Arcot Makkan Peda (2)

Saranya Manickam4 months ago

my favorite..
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Sheeni Singh2 years ago

wow unique dish! awesomee :blush:
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