Friday, September 14, 2018


About Modak Recipe | Modakam Recipe: Lord Ganesha's most loved sweet, Modak are sweet flour dumplings loaded down with coconut, jaggery, nutmeg and saffron. This modak formula is a steamed verison, which is otherwise called 'ukdiche modak', anyway there is a wide assortment of this Indian sweet which incorporates seared modak also. A prevalent sweet from Maharashtra which is expended profoundly amid the celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi, Modaks are currently made in numerous parts of the nation also. Because of Lord Ganesha being 'Modakpriya', the person who likes modak, 21 bits of modak are filled in as the offering after the puja amid ganesh chaturthi. The simple formula, rich kinds of nuts and saffron, the majority of this interests to our taste buds and make this dish a powerful one.

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Ingredients Of Modak

  • For the filling:
  • 1 Cup Coconut, grated
  • 1 Cup Jaggery
  • A pinch of Nutmeg
  • A pinch of Saffron
  • For the shell:
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 2 tsp Ghee
  • 1 Cup Rice flour

How to Make Modak

  • Prepare fillling:
  • 1.Heat a pan, add the grated coconut and jaggery.
  • 2.Stir for about five minutes. Add the nutmeg and saffron, mix well.
  • 3.Cook for another five minutes and keep aside.
  • Prepare modak:
  • 1.In a deep dish, boil water with ghee. Add the salt and flour. Mix well.
  • 2.Cover the dish and cook till its half done.
  • 3.Spread some ghee on the base of a steel bowl and while the dough is still hot, knead it well.
  • 4.Now take a little dough, roll it into a ball, flatten it well, shape the edges into a flower pattern.
  • 5.Put a spoonful of the filling onto the dough and seal it.
  • 6.Put the dumplings in a muslin cloth and steam them for 10- 15 minutes. Serve.

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