Monday, 25 August 2014

Modak

Modak

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.


Modak



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
ingredients.


Modak


Ingredients:


For filling:


1 cup dry coconut  grated
1 cup powdered sugar
8-10 cashew nuts chopped
8-10 raisins 
8-10 pistachio chopped
8-10 almonds chopped
1/2 tsp cardamom powder

For cover:


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


Method:



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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5 comments:

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

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    Monu from Recipes Passion

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