Banana Modak

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

472 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - raw rice
  • 2 to 3 ripe bananas, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tbsp - grated coconut
  • 1/2 cup - jaggery, powdered
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 2 tbsp - sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp - cashew nuts, finely chopped
  • oil to deep fry

How to Make Banana Modak

  • Soak rice in water for 2 hours and drain.
  • Grind without adding water till it is crushed.
  • Add jaggery and grind till the rice is like rawa(semolina).
  • Add chopped bananas and grind till they are reduced to a pulp.
  • Add salt. Mixture should be like a stiff paste.
  • Stir in the sesame seeds and cashew nuts.
  • Heat the oil for deep frying till it is moderately hot.
  • With wet fingers, take small lumps of banana paste and drop into the oil.
  • Fry till golden brown and drain on kitchen paper. Serve warm.