Modak Recipe

Chef - Shilpa More
Recipe Servings - 5
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Ingredients of Modak

  • For the filling:
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 1 cup grated jaggery
  • A pinch of nutmeg
  • A pinch of saffron
  • For the shell:
  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 tsp ghee
  • 1 cup of rice flour

How to Make Modak

  • For the fillling:

    Heat a pan, add the grated coconut and jaggery.

    Stir for about five minutes. Add the nutmeg and saffron, mix well.

    Cook for another five minutes and keep aside.

    For the modak:

    In a deep dish, boil water with ghee. Add the salt and flour. Mix well.

    Cover the dish and cook till its half done.

    Spread some ghee on the base of a steel bowl and while the dough is still hot, knead it well.

    Now take a little dough, roll it into a ball, flatten it well, shape the edges into a flower pattern.

    Put a spoonful of the filling onto the dough and seal it.

    Put the dumplings in a muslin cloth and steam them for 10- 15 minutes. Serve.

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