Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Modak





This is Steamed/ Ukade / Kudisida Modak.


Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Wheat flour
  • Salt
For Stuffing:
  • 1 Cup Coconut
  • ½ Cup Jaggery
  • 1 tsp Sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp Poppy seeds (optional)
  • ½ tsp Cardamom powder
Method:

In a bowl add wheat flour, salt and make a dough. (almost like chapti dough)
Keep aside the dough at least for 1 hr.
On a low heat roast the coconut, sesame seeds, poppy seeds and jaggery. Now the jaggery melts and from a nice mixute with all ingredients. Turn off the heat, add cardamom powder and mix it well.
Now make a small balls oof dough, roall into small puris(or desired size). Let is shape in circle, put a spoon full or more coconut stuffing and cover the dough to give modake shape.


In a pressure cooker or a steamer. I have used pressure cooker and Idli plates, grease the plates with ghee or oil, place the modaks on plate. Cook with modaks for 15-20 minutes without putting the whistle.

Serve modaks with Ghee. I did Nevadya With Rice, Kattin saar/Kaatachi Amti and Rice Sandagi









Note: Can add some Ghee to the coconut mixture if its too dry.

Variation:
Modak are also done with deep frying. For that We have to use Miada/ All purospe flour and the dough should be bit stiff. With a same stuffing of coconut mixture and make the modaks. Deep fry in a oil instead of steaming.
Both style Modaks tastes good..:)

4 comments:

Purva Desai said...

Thank you for the delicious entry for the event, they look tempting

LG said...

Modaka mastagi kantha ide ri. Happy Belated Ganesh Chaturhti.

Kanchan said...

hey this is ekdum different type of modak , this time I prepared fried modak for first time ! dint try steamed/ukdiche as its too tough , but ur recipe sounds very simple !

Jyoti V said...

Ya kanchan ukade modak is very simple to make...If u try let me know..

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