Fried Modak Recipe
Fried Modak Recipe – Ganesh Chaturthi Naivedya/Prasad Recipe. A deep fried modak recipe with a sweet stuffing of Coconut inside and very crispy outside. Traditionally, Modak’s outside cover made from rice flour and steamed which is called Ukadiche Modak. Here I am sharing a recipe of modak which is made from wheat flour and deep fried to make outside crispy. Learn how to make tasty and delicious sweet modak, a must during Vinayaka Chaturthi Festival.
- 1 cup Wheat Flour
- 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour (Maida)
- 1 cup fresh grated Coconut
- 1/2 cup Desiccated Coconut
- 1/4 cup mixed grated Dry Fruits
- 3/4 cup grated Jaggery (Gud)
- 2 tbsp. Clarified Butter (Ghee)
- 1/2 tsp. Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
- 2 pinch Salt
- Clarified Butter/Oil for Deep fry
- Preparing the Dough
- Take Wheat Flour and All Purpose Flour in a bowl.
- Add 2 tbsp. Clarified Butter and Salt, mix well.
- Now, add water as required to prepare the medium soft dough.
- Cover with lid and keep it aside for 10 – 15 minutes.
- Preparing the Stuffing
- Dry-roast fresh grated coconut for about 3 to 5 minutes.
- Add dry grated coconut and Jaggery.
- Mix well and cook on low flame until everything is incorporated well.
- Switch off the gas and add grated Dry Fruits & Cardamom Powder.
- Mix well and let it cool down to room temperature.
- Preparing Modaks
- After resting the dough for 15 minutes, take a small ball from the dough and roll thinly into a circle of 3 to 4 inches diameter.
- Add stuffing in the middle.
- Pinch the edges one by one (see instruction in the video below).
- Bring together all the pinched folds to the center & make Modak.
- Make sure to seal the modak very well.
- Prepare all Modaks in the same way.
- Heat Oil or Ghee on a medium flame for deep frying Modaks.
- Fry Modaks in hot Ghee until they turn golden brown.
- Fried Modaks are ready to be presented as Naivedya/Prasad for Lord Ganesha.
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