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Banana Modak Recipe

Banana Modak is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - raw Rice
  • 2 to 3 ripe bananas, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tbsp - grated Coconut
  • 1/2 cup - jaggery, powdered
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 2 tbsp - sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp - cashew nuts, finely chopped
  • oil to deep fry
  • How to Make Banana Modak:

    1. Soak rice in water for 2 hours and drain.
    2. Grind without adding water till it is crushed.
    3. Add jaggery and grind till the rice is like rawa(semolina).
    4. Add chopped bananas and grind till they are reduced to a pulp.
    5. Add salt. Mixture should be like a stiff paste.
    6. Stir in the sesame seeds and cashew nuts.
    7. Heat the oil for deep frying till it is moderately hot.
    8. With wet fingers, take small lumps of banana paste and drop into the oil.
    9. Fry till golden brown and drain on kitchen paper. Serve warm.


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