Dwaraka Modak Recipe

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Yields1 Serving
Prep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins

 1 ¼ cups grated jaggery (gur)
 2 cups freshly grated coconut
 1 tbsp poppy seeds
 1 tsp ghee for kneading and greasing
1

Boil 1¾ cup of water in a deep non-stick pan.

2

Place the rice flour in a deep bowl and add the boiled water gradually.

3

Knead into a soft and smooth dough.

4

Cover and keep aside for 10 minutes.

5

Add ghee to a hot pan.

6

Sauté jaggery and coconut together, until blended and thick.

7

Add cardamom powder and take it off the gas.

8

Keep it to cool.

9

Grease a Modak mold using very little ghee and close it.

10

Take a portion of the dough, press it into the cavity of the mold until evenly lined on all sides.

11

Fill the dough cavity with a portion of the filling.

12

Seal the bottom of the mold with a small portion of the dough.

13

Demold the Modak from the mold.

14

Repeat steps to make more Modaks.

15

Place a steamer plate in a steamer and place a banana leaf on it.

16

Moisten the Modaks with a little water.

17

Place the Modaks on the banana leak and steam for 10 minutes.

18

Serve warm.

Ingredients

 1 ¼ cups grated jaggery (gur)
 2 cups freshly grated coconut
 1 tbsp poppy seeds
 1 tsp ghee for kneading and greasing

Directions

1

Boil 1¾ cup of water in a deep non-stick pan.

2

Place the rice flour in a deep bowl and add the boiled water gradually.

3

Knead into a soft and smooth dough.

4

Cover and keep aside for 10 minutes.

5

Add ghee to a hot pan.

6

Sauté jaggery and coconut together, until blended and thick.

7

Add cardamom powder and take it off the gas.

8

Keep it to cool.

9

Grease a Modak mold using very little ghee and close it.

10

Take a portion of the dough, press it into the cavity of the mold until evenly lined on all sides.

11

Fill the dough cavity with a portion of the filling.

12

Seal the bottom of the mold with a small portion of the dough.

13

Demold the Modak from the mold.

14

Repeat steps to make more Modaks.

15

Place a steamer plate in a steamer and place a banana leaf on it.

16

Moisten the Modaks with a little water.

17

Place the Modaks on the banana leak and steam for 10 minutes.

18

Serve warm.

Dwaraka Modak Recipe
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