Rawa Modak

Rawa Modak is a popular Indian Pickles and Chutneys
Author :
Category :
Family Friendly
Course :
Pickles and Chutneys
Cuisine :
Technique :
One Dish
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


1.5 cup - bobmay Rawa

1/2 tsp - salt

oil for frying

For filling:

1.5 cup - fresh grated Coconut

3 tbsp - sesame seeds

3 tbsp - Ghee

1 tsp - Cardamom powder

1 cup - Sugar


  1. Add water and salt to rawa to make a puri-like dough.
  2. Cover and keep aside for 30-40 minutes.
  3. For filling:
  4. Heat ghee in a heavy-bottomed pan.
  5. Add sesame seeds, grated coconut and roast for 5 minutes on a medium flame.
  6. Add sugar, keep stirring and bring to a boil.
  7. When the mixture becomes thick, add cardamom powder and turn off the heat.
  8. Make as many small balls as possible out of the dough.
  9. Sprinkle some maida on a board and roll out into thin rounds for the covering.
  10. Place a spoonful of filling and gather all the sides at the top and press it firmly to resemble a fresh fig.
  11. Make sure all the sides are sealed tightly.
  12. Prepare all the modaks and fry on a medium flame till brown.

Bawarchi of the week

Chitra Ramachandran

Chitra Ramachandran

A talented cook and a prolific writer, Chitra Ramachandran's recipes come with reminiscences of people, places, history, tradition and culture.

know more