Chocolate Modak

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Total Time:
1 hour
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

This healthy recipe for Ganesh Chaturthi is curated by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor.

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  • ½ cup chopped dark chocolate
  • 1 cup rice flour + for dusting
  • ¼ cup fresh cream
  • 2 teaspoons Nutralite Classic + for greasing
  • ½ cup scraped fresh coconut
  • ¼ cup finely chopped mixed dry fruits (cashewnuts, almonds, raisins, pistachios)
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Chocolate Modak

  • To prepare stuffing, heat cream in a non-stick pan and bring to boil.
  • Take chocolate in a bowl. Add hot cream and mix till chocolate melts.
  • Add 1 teaspoon Nutralite Classic, coconut and mixed dry fruits and mix well. Refrigerate it.
  • Boil 1 cup water in another deep non-stick pan.
  • Add salt and remaining Nutralite Classic and mix well.
  • Add 1 cup rice flour and keep stirring for a minute. Sprinkle some water, mix, cover and cook on low heat for 2-3 minutes. Transfer the mixture on the worktop and mix using a spatula and knead into a smooth dough.
  • Dust the worktop with some rice flour and knead the dough well.
  • Transfer in a bowl, cover with damp muslin cloth and set aside for 30 minutes.
  • Heat sufficient water in a deep non-stick pan.
  • Place a steamer, cover and let it heat. Divide the dough into equal portions.
  • To prepare one modak, grease the inside of a modak mould, line it with a portion of dough, fill it with some chocolate stuffing, cover using some more dough, seal and demould.
  • Place the modaks in steamer, cover and steam for 10 minutes. Serve.