Simple Modak

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • For dough:
  • Rice flour - 2 cups
  • Maida flour - 1/4 cup
  • A pinch of salt
  • water - 2 cups
  • Ghee -1 tbsp
  • For the filling:
  • Fried channa - 1 cup(Hurikadale)
  • Peanuts - 1 cup
  • poppy seeds - 1/2 cup
  • Sesame seeds - 1/2 cup
  • Dry coconut powder - 1 cup
  • Jaggery - 2 cups.
  • Cardamom - 3 pods

How to Make Simple Modak

  • Fry peanuts, take out the skin.
  • Fry poppy seeds and sesame seeds.
  • Grind everything in mixer into a powder.
  • Add jaggery and powdered cardamom. Keep aside.
  • Add water in a non-stick vessel. Add salt and ghee.
  • When water starts boiling, add rice flour and maida flour. Do not stir.
  • Cover and cook for 6-7 minutes.
  • Take off fire and stir vigorously with a wooden spoon . No lumps should be left.
  • Take the dough in a microwave bowl and microwave for 3-4 min so that the dough will cook thoroughly.
  • Take two plastic sheets and smear with ghee.
  • Add small ball of dough in the middle.
  • Roll on the top of upper sheet with a rolling pin to a 3-4 " diameter leaf like puri.
  • Place the stuffing on one half of the leaf and press the two ends on each other.
  • It will look semi circular.
  • Serve with coconut milk and ghee.