Its time of the year when you get to hear Ganpati Bappa Moriya all around you. It's time when you welcome Lord Ganesha into your homes and the festivities begin.
Yes, its his birthday and the party is on for 10 long days. During this festival all kinds of delicacies are prepared are offered to him, especially the ones that are his favorites. And among those MODAK is Lord Ganesha's favorite food.
So, we at Bawarchi have complied an irresistible list of 10 Modak recipes that you could try this Ganesh/Vinayak Chaturti
Text By: Sneha M
This is a traditional recipe of Modak. Get the four ingredients together and you are sorted. All you need is flour, Jaggery, grated coconut and Cardamom powder.
The South Indian version of Modak are the Kozhukattai. The basics of makings are the same but the fillings vary. During Vinayak Chaturthi, both sweet and savory versions are offered to Lord Ganesha.
Vella means jaggery. This is a traditional Ganesh Chathurti recipe made of rice flour and jaggery. This festive sweet is made by steaming and is extremely healthy for kids and adults alike.
Fig and Khoya Modak
A twist to the traditional modak, this recipe adds dried figs and khoya to the filling and uses sugar instead of jaggery.
This is the classic version of the Modak that is made in almost all households. This season don't just look at modak recipes, try making one. This is simple and very easy to make.
Wheat Flour Pidi Kozhukattai
As the name suggests, this Kozhukattai is made with wheat flour instead of the traditional rice flour. But is as delicious as the traditional one. Follow the step-by-step instructions and your kozhukattai will be ready in minutes.
Modaks are generally steamed, but we bring you a recipe of Fried Modak. The ingredients are different too, you would need rava, rice flour,jaggery and mashed bananas to make this modak.
Karanji and Modak
Make this delicious modak by following this simple and easy steps.
This variation of modak not only has the traditional coconut and jaggery in it but also has Dry fruits in it. Toss some raisins and cashew nuts in the filling and wrap the modak as a potli and you are done.
Chana Banana Modak
This modak is filled with channa dal and ripe bananas. It enhances the taste and gives you a lip-smacking variety of modak you cannot resist.