Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Modak


Modak is sweet coconut dumpling prepared during the ganesh chaturthi festival.This is the most favourite dish of lord ganesh so this is prepared as naivaidya during ganesh chaturthi festival.


I am posting the fried version of the modak.
Ingredients:
Coating:
1 cup maida 
oil 


Stuffing
1cup grated coconut 
1 cup jaggery
1 spn cardamom powder


Procedure:
Mix maida ,water and oil into stiff dough .Keep it aside for 30 mins.
Heat grated coconut,jaggery in a pan,until the jaggery melts and forms a mixture with the coconut .Take it out from heat and then add cardamom powder.Take small balls of the dough and roll it into small puris .Then add the stuffing in it and give it a modak shape and then deep fry in oil.