September 13, 2018

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

Lord Ganesha’s favorite sweet, Modaks are sweet flour dumplings stuffed with coconut, jaggery, nutmeg and saffron. This modak recipe is a steamed version, which is also known as ‘ukdiche modak’, however there is a wide variety of this Indian dessert which includes fried modak as well.

A popular dessert from Maharashtra which is consumed highly during the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, Modaks are now made in many parts of the country as well.

Due to Lord Ganesha being ‘Modakpriya’, the one who likes modak, 21 pieces of modak are served as the offering after the puja during Ganesh Chaturthi. The easy recipe, rich flavors of nuts and saffron, all of this appeals to our taste buds and make this dish an irresistible one.

Modak Mold/Ganesh Chaturthi Recipe (Aluminium Modak Mold)

  • The taste, flavor and texture of mould made modak is similar to the hand made modak

  • This is a special neivedyam that’s offered to Lord Ganesha on Ganesh Chaturti These moulds are made up high grade Plastic & Aluminium materials.

  • The Outer layer is round but inner shape is of modak

  • These molds can be stores easily to save space and are very easy to wash and clean Make Your Modak In The Best Shape With This Exquisite Modak Mould Different Cavities modak as per necessity

  • LIFE TIME USEABLE * NON STICKY & NON SLIPPERY

Recipe

Ingredients
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

Method 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.