Flavors of Modak

Hi my beautiful friends :) As Ganesh Chaturthi has started & we all want to impress Ganesh the GOD, I thought of  sharing with you all a way to do this. Modak ( Sweet ) is one of the favorites of Ganesh & today I have made not one but three types of Modak. It is easy, quick & delicious.
So lets get started.

Flavors of Modak (Coconut Modak , Milk Modak & Fried Modak )

For Coconut Modak 

Ingredients :-

1 cup Dry Coconut Powder
1/4 cup Powder Sugar
1/3 cup Fresh Cream
1 tsp of Condensed Milk
Dry Fruits

Method :-

Step 1.  Take a bowl. Mix all the Ingredients & mix it well.
Step 2.  Make small balls of this mixture with the help your hands & give the shape of Modak.
Step 3.  Refrigerate them for half an hour & serve cold.

Your Coconut Modak is ready.

For Milk Modak

Ingredients :-

1 ltr Full fat Milk
1 tsp Ghee
1/4 cup Powder Sugar
1/2 tsp Cardamom (Elaichi) Powder
Pinch of Saffron (Kesar)
2 tsp of Condensed Milk (or 4 tsp Milk Powder)
Dry fruits

Method :-

Step 1.  Take a Nonstick Pan. Heat the milk in a pan on medium heat. Stir it continuously.
Step 2.  After half an hour, add Saffron & Condensed Milk. Make sure you are stirring it properly otherwise it will stick & burn.
Step 3.  Stir & cook it for 45-50 mins till it becomes thick & dark in color.
Step 4.  Now add Ghee, Elaichi Powder & Sugar. Cook for 5 more mins.
Step 5.  Cool down the mixture & add dry fruits.
Step 6.  Make small balls & give the shape of Modak.

Your Milk Modak is ready.

For Fried Modak

Ingredients :-

For the Dough

1 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour / Maida
3 tsp Hot Ghee
Milk to make Dough
Oil to fry

For Filling

I am using the Milk Modak balls
(Note :- Same process of Milk Modak)

Method :-

Step 1.  Take Maida & Ghee in a deep bowl & mix it well.
Step 2.  Slowly add Milk & start to knead the dough with the help of your hands.
Step 3.  Cover and leave it to rest for 25 mins.
Step 4.  Take a Pan & start heating the Oil.
Step 5.  Roll out one portion of the dough & make balls.
Step 6.  Flatten each ball in your palm. Dust it with flour and roll out into a small diameter disk.
Step 7.  Filled the disk with your Milk ball stuffing & give a shape of Modak.
Step 8.  Deep fry your Modak.

Your Fried Modak is ready.

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