Makkan Peda Recipe - Arkot Makkan Peda Recipe - How to Make Makkan Peda
Recipe type: Deserts
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 6 servings
Super delicious makkan peda recipe which can be made easily at home, it takes less than 30 mins to make and taste so yummy.
  • Milk Powder - 1.5 cup ( i used everyday)
  • Milk - ½ cup
  • Unsalted Butter - 4 tblsp
  • Baking Soda / Cooking Soda - ½ tsp
  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1.5 cup (or as needed)
  • Curd /Yogurt - 1 tblsp
  • Chopped Mixed Nuts - ½ cup
  • Kishmish / Sultanas - as needed
  • Sugar - 3 cups
  • Water - 3 cups
  • Cardamom Powder - 1 tsp
  • Saffron a good pinch
  1. First on one side of the stove make syrup. Take sugar, water in a big pan. Bring it to a boil. Boil till sticky stage is reached. Add cardamom and saffron and mix well. Cover and set aside somewhere warm.
  2. Now make the dough, take milk and butter in a sauce pan, heat till butter is melted. Take it off the heat and bring it to warm temp.
  3. Take milk powder in a bowl, add butter and milk mix and whisk well.
  4. Now add in curd and baking soda and mix well.
  5. Add in flour and knead till soft.
  6. Now take a small portion of dough, place some nuts in the middle, cover it and roll it into a smooth ball. Flatten it like a peda.
  7. Heat oil for deep frying, drop peda in oil and fry on medium to low heat for 2 to 3mins. Keep flipping and fry till golden.
  8. Drain the peda and drop in the warm syrup. Let the peda soak for 1 hour.
  9. Serve.
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