Khasta Modak

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 15
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • For covering:
  • 1.5 cups - plain flour
  • 1.5 tbsp - ghee
  • 2 pinches - salt
  • For filling:
  • 1/2 cup - desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 cup - finely crushed almonds
  • 1/4 cup - milk powder
  • 1 tbsp -couscous seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 3/4 cup - sugar powdered
  • Other ingredients:
  • Ghee or oil to deep fry

How to Make Khasta Modak

  • For covering: Sift flour and salt, rub in ghee till mixture is crumbly.
  • Add enough water to make a smooth dough.
  • It should be pliable, and knead on stone or marble for 4-5 mins.
  • Cover, keep aside for 10-15 mins.
  • For filling:
  • Dry roast milk powder in a pan for a minute.
  • Spread out in a plate and cool completely.
  • Add all other filling ingredients and mix well. Keep aside.
  • Take a small lump of dough. Roll into a 3-inch circle, place a tsp of filling in centre.
  • Fold over filling to create a drop-like shape.
  • Press point firmly to seal in mixture.
  • Repeat with rest of dough and deep fry in hot ghee on low flame till golden and crisp.
  • Serve hot or cool.