Monday, 25 August 2014




Video of Modak:

Modaks have a special importance in the worship of the Lord Ganesh, Modak is believed
to be his 
favorite food. It can can be fried or steamed.


It is deep fried modak recipe with sweet, chewy coconut stuffing and very crispy outside covering. Have fine flour, coconut, sugar, cardamom powder & dry fruits as main



For filling:

50 gms dry coconut grated
120 gms powdered sugar
25 gms cashew nuts chopped
25 gms almond powder
25 gms almonds chopped
50 gms milk powder
1/2 tsp cardamom powder

For cover:

150 gms fine flour (maida)
1 tsp oil/ghee (clarified butter)
Ghee/oil for deep frying
Water as required


1.Take all ingredients of filling in a bowl, mix well & keep aside.

2. For cover, take fine flour in a bowl, add oil/ghee, water to the flour, knead
    stretchy & smooth dough.

3. Take a small ball of dough & roll it into a circle.

4. Place a spoon of the filling mixture in center, now start to close edges by
    making small folds, gather it at center & close to form a small peak. bring
    edges together & seal. 

5. Repeat same with the remaining dough.

6. Heat oil/ghee in a pan, deep fry on medium heat until crisp, brown.

7. Modaks are ready to offer Lord Ganesha.

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  1. Never tried deep fried modak , will make this tempting recipe.

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