Gannu Modak

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Khoya - 100 g
  • Coconut (grated) - 1/2 cup
  • Dry fruits - 1/2 cup
  • Powdered sugar - 1.5 cups
  • Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
  • Nutmeg powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Paneer (grated) - 1/2 cup
  • Fragrant rice powder - 2 cups
  • Oil - 1 cup
  • Milkmaid - 1 tin
  • A few cherries and chopped almonds

How to Make Gannu Modak

  • Put water and oil in a pan and boil.
  • Add the rice powder and stir continuously.
  • When the mixture becomes thick, let it cool.
  • Mix the khoya, coconut, dry fruits, sugar, cardamom powder, nutmeg and paneer on medium heat, stirring continuously until the mixture is completely dry.
  • Prepare 10 small balls with the rice mixture.
  • Make a hollow in the centre of the balls and stuff in the khoya filling, giving the balls the shape of a ladoo.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the balls until they become light brown.
  • Put the modaks on a plate, pour Milkmaid and garnish with cherries and chopped almonds.