Recipe : Must Try Sweet Fried Modak

‘Modak’ known as sweet dumplings are Ganpati’s favourite among all the food. They say offering to Lord Ganesha is incomplete without Modak. Every region has their own speciality of making Modak. Fried Sweet Dumplings are famous in western Maharashtra. Here is the recipe of yummylicious Sweet Fried Modak and it’s must try in Ganesh Chaturthi !

For outer cover

2 bowls whole wheat flour, ¼ tbsp salt, 2 tbsp hot oil, water to knead, oil for deep fry

For stuffing

1 ½ bowl grated jaggery, 1 ½ bowl fresh grated or desiccated coconut, 1 tbsp cardamom powder, 1 tbsp crushed cashew nuts, 1 tbsp almond crushed, ¾ cup water.Fired Modak


Outer cover – mix all the ingredients together and knead the soft dough, it should not be loose. Cover and keep it aside.

For stuffing

Heat a pan in medium flame add grated coconut, jaggery mix well jaggery will start melting in sometime, add cardamom powder and crushed nuts. Stir continuously till mixture become dry. Place the mixture in a plane plate to cool down.

Make equal small balls of the kneaded dough, roll the each ball lightly as like small bowl shape, and stuff the 1 tbsp mixture into each rolled small Puri and gather pleats together in the centre, seal edges. Deep fry Modak in hot oil.

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Written by Bhakti D

Bhakti is a dedicated full-time certified yoga instructor and follows yogic teachings as a way of life rather than a fitness goal. Yoga has helped her lead stress-free life for herself as well as has a calming influence on the family. After she realized the goodness of Yoga, she decided to pursue Yoga more seriously by building on Yoga related competencies. She has done a number of classrooms as well as one to one teaching sessions in Mumbai, helping her clientele achieve a happy and healthy lifestyle.

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