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  • Fried Modak Recipe - Nivedya Prasad 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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