Recipe: Modak

On the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, try this sweet dish at home.


3 cups Rice flour
6 cups Water
3 tsp. Oil
4 cups Coconut, grated
2 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Dry fruits
1/2 cup Milk

For the Rice Dough

Boil the water & oil and remove from heat.
To it add the rice flour, cover and allow it to cool.
Later, knead well and keep aside.

For the Stuffing

Mix all the ingredients mentioned under stuffing except milk.
Put this mixture on a medium heat and cook stirring all the time.
Then add the milk, mixing well and remove off the heat once it is totally dry.


Make balls of the rice dough.
Make a small hollow in the center and place the stuffing in the middle.
Now join the open edges together and give it a shape like a whole garlic.
Steam these modaks for 10 minutes, take off, cool and keep in air-tight containers.


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