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Modak Sweet Stuffing

Recipe Name: Modak Sweet Stuffing

Category: Vegetarian

Cuisine: Maharashtra

Course: Sweet

Recipe Main Ingredient: Rice flour, Coconut
Modak Sweet Stuffing

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.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 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

    Preparation Method:
  • 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.