Fig and Khoya Modak

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup - dried fig soaked overnight
  • 1 cup - cashewnuts powder
  • 1/2 cup - sugar free or powdered sugar
  • 2 pinches - cardamom powder
  • Silver varak
  • 1 cup - ricotta cheese or khoya
  • 1 pinch - red colour

How to Make Fig and Khoya Modak

  • Grind the soaked dried fig to a paste. Keep it aside.
  • Now roast the ricotta cheese on a low flame till all the moisture is evaporated
  • Add ground fig to the ricotta cheese mixture till both are amalgamated and all the moisture is absorbed
  • Now grind it again to a smooth paste
  • Now add powdered sugar free or powdered sugar in the mixture and keep roasting on a low flame.
  • Add cardamom powder to the above mixture.
  • Add slowly and gradually the cashewnut powder till a thick dough is formed.
  • Form balls of the above mixture and put the mixture into greased modak moulds
  • Garnish the modak with silver varak
  • Refrigerate for an hour and serve