Peanut sugar (麻糖)
Peanut sugar, also known as matang, is one of the most popular Uygur street foods that you can find pretty much all across the province. Usually various types of matang can be seen at carts along the streets.
With different types of nuts, which are readily available in Xinjiang, kept together by honey, matangis a sweet snack that will get stuck in the teeth and give you a sugar rush. You' ll love it.
It's really no use trying to list the different types of matangin Xinjiang streets since there are so many, so just follow your heart and choose your favorite nut (almond, walnut, cashew).