Plain Modak

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 12
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 cups - rice flour
  • 6 cups - water
  • 6 tsp - oil
  • 4 cups - grated coconut
  • 2 cups - sugar or powdered jaggery
  • a little milk

How to Make Plain Modak

  • Bring the water to a boil and add oil into it for the outer covering.
  • Take it off from the heat.
  • Now add the rice flour, little by little to avoid lumps and cover the mixture and let it cool.
  • When cool, knead it well into dough with a smooth finish in such a way that it should sparkle.
  • Now take the coconut and jaggery/sugar in a heavy-bottom pan for the stuffing.
  • Add milk.
  • Keep on low flame with stirring.
  • Stir and take off heat.
  • The mixture should be fairly dry and turn a shade darker.
  • Now make balls with the (covering) dough.
  • Flatten them on the palm or on a surface into a circle.
  • Place the stuffing in it and cover it completely with the dough.
  • Steam until done.