Coconut Modak

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:6
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

How to Make Coconut Modak

  • Add salt to whole wheat flour and knead to a stiff dough. Knead as much as you can to form a smooth dough and let it rest for 1 - 3 hours, covered tight.
  • Heat the jaggery and make a one - thread syrup and remove from heat.
  • Add fresh grated coconut and cardamom powder and cool.
  • Knead the dough again for 10 minutes.
  • Take a pinch, the size of a marble and roll it in a very thin circle, about 3 inches in diameter
  • You may use maida for dusting while rolling.
  • Take a tbsp of the cooled filling and place in the middle.
  • Start pleating the edges and meet at the starting point, you will have a shape like a big top.
  • Press together and twist slightly and start pinching off the top bulk to form a tear shaped modak.
  • Lay separately on an oiled surface or butter paper and steam for 35 to 45 minutes.
  • Serve warm with butter.