Modak



Modak is a Maharashtrian  sacred recipe and is specially made for Lord Ganesha. During the festival of Ganesh Chaturti, this recipe is made in every home in Maharashtra.

Mrs. Hema Wane, who is a working professional and a housewife gave this recipe on how to make a Modak.

Ingredients:

  • Rice Flour(1 cup)
  • Water (1 cup)
  • Grated coconut (1 cup)
  • Jaggery (1/3 cup)
  • Cardamom (1)

Method:

  1. Boil 1 cup water, add rice flour and mix. Switch off the flame, after few minute mix it to form a dough consistency and keep it aside.
  2. Heat a pan, add jaggery, coconut and cardamom and mix well till the jaggery melts and coconut mixes well. The filling for the modak is ready.
  3. Make a bowl shape of the rice flour and add the filling in it. Close the upper part as shown in the video to form a Modak shape.
  4. Steam the modak for about 20 mintues. Switch off the flame and keep it aside for some time.

Server Modak when warm or at room temperature.

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3 comments on “Modak”

  1. priti

    hi, i got a question, i make modak often, d problem is wen i ve to make them at nite n serve them next day, they get hard n chewy! any solution?

    • Veena

      I have had some success by steaming it the next day as well or heating in microwave the next day. Do try. However it is best to eat all of it on the same day 🙂

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