Recipe Name: Modak
Recipe Main Ingredient: Maida flour, Coconut, Sugar
Recipe Brief Description : Modak is very famous in India; it is prepared during Ganesh Chaturthi. Modak is a sweet dumpling stuffed with a filling of coconut and sugar. It is prepared with Rice flour (steamed) too.
Maida flour – 250 grams
Salt a pinch
Cooking oil (deep fry)
Coconut – 1 cup (grated)
Gasagase / Poppy seeds – 2 tbsp
Sugar – ½ cup
Cardomom / yelakki powder – 1 tbsp
Ghee – 2-3 tbsp
Cashews and Raisins handful
Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Take a bowl add the maida flour and salt. Mix it well and add enough of water till the dough is completely immersed.
For stuffing / filling – take a pan add ghee, cashews, raisins, fry till light brown, add gasagase, coconut and sugar mix well on a medium heat and cook stirring all the time. Remove off the heat once it is totally dry.
Make small balls out of the dough.
Roll out of the dough to a small shape and in the centre place add the stuffing / filling in the middle.
Now join the open edges together and give it a shape like a whole garlic.
Heat a pan/kadai add oil for deep fry, place the content (modak) into the oil and fry till golden brown.
Delicious modak is ready to eat.