Wheat Modak

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It’s Vinayaka Chaturthi today, and I miss my home back at Mumbai very badly. As the celebration is not the same everywhere. But I managed to prepare a sweet for Lord Ganesha as neivedyam   ( offering) . Modak is Lord Ganeshas favourite sweet which is usually prepared with rice flour dough but I have substituted it with wheat flour. The filling is made in rich flavour of ghee which enhances the taste of this recepie.

Let’s checkout the recepie below

RECEPIE

Preparation time: 30 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Serves: 15 nos

INGREDIENTS:

  • Wheat flour: 1 cup
  • Fresh grated coconut: 1 cup
  • Ghee: 4 tbsp
  • Cashew nuts: 2 tbsp broken
  • Raisins: 1 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder: 1 tsp
  • Jaggery: 1/2 cup grated
  • Salt: a pinch
  • Water: as required
  • Oil: 2 tbsp

PREPARATION:

  • Prepare dough by mixing together wheat flour,salt and oil with water as required.
  • To prepare the filling,heat a pan,add ghee to it.
  • Add cashew nuts and raisins and toss till it browns.
  • Next add grated coconut and saute till it starts to brown.
  • Add grated jaggery and cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Switch off the flame and keep it aside for cooling.
  • Roll out the dough into small poori size,place a tbsp of filling on centre and make pleated and seal it on top.
  • Steam this for 15 mins and remove from steamer and keep it for 5 mins before serving.

Published by purnima92nair

Dentist by profession.. I just love cooking and I try making innovative recepies.. View more posts

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