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Auspicious Modak Recipe

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On :
Monday, 21 August, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
25 pieces
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  • 1.5 cups - dry Coconut powdered
  • 1 cup - Jaggery grated
  • 2 cups - plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp - crushed Cardamom seeds
  • 15-20 Saffron strands, rubbed in 1 tsp hot Milk
  • How to Make Auspicious Modak:

    1. Mix coconut and jaggery in a nonstick pan.
    2. Heat, and cook stirring continuously to avoid burning.
    3. When mixture becomes a soft lump, add cardamom and saffron.
    4. Mix, take off fire, keep aside to cool a little.
    5. Make a thick batter of plain flour and warm water.
    6. Transfer to a large heavy deep container, cook mixture, stirring continously.
    7. When lump resembles a soft dough, take off fire, cool to handle.
    8. Make a thick patty of a portion of flour dough, place a small lump of coconut mixture in the centre.
    9. Fold and mould dough to cover filling, and shape round or like a modak.
    10. After filling all modaks, steam in an idli cooker or double boiler with perforated upper section.
    11. Steam for 15 minutes, and serve hot or warm or cold, as desired.


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