Recipe Name: Modak Sweet Stuffing
Recipe Main Ingredient: Rice flour, Coconut
Recipe Brief Description : Modak is a delicious recipe. Modak ingredients and cooking method are totally different from other recipes and its quite interesting sweet flour dumplings stuffed with coconut, jaggery.
Rice flour - 1 1/2 cup
Water - 1 cup
Jaggery - 3/4 cup
Coconut - 1 cup (grated)
Cardamom powder - 1 tbsp
Oil/ghee - 1 tbsp
Cooking Time: 45 minutes
Add the jaggery in a heavy bottomed vessel and add 1/4 cup water and keep on low flame.
When the jaggery completely melted, add coconut gratings and stir now and then till it blends well and become solid. Add cardamom powder and mix well. Cool it.
To make the rice dough, boil water. Add the boiling water part by part into the rice flour and mix well with a ladle until you get a soft yet firm dough.
The water quantity depends on the quality of rice flour – sometimes it absorbs more water and sometimes less.
Take out small lemon size dough and make a ball. Using your thumb slightly press the ball in the middle and make a cup.
Take a spoon of the coconut jaggery filling and place it in the middle of the flattened dough and bring all the edges to the center and press slightly.
Finish all the dough and Stuffing like above. Arrange in a greased idli plate and steam it for five to seven minutes.