Sunday, September 12, 2010

Happy Ganesh Chaturti & Fried Modak

Wish you all a very Happy Ganesh Chathurthi and enjoy fried modak.

 

Ingredients:
  • 3/4 cup Wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup Maida / All purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Rava (for crispiness)
  • A pinch of Salt
  • Oil for deep frying.
For Stuffing:
  • 1 cup Coconut (used fresh)
  • ½ cup Jaggery
  • 1 tsp Sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp Poppy seeds (optional)
  • ½ tsp Cardamom powder.
Method:
       In a bowl add wheat flour , all purpose flour, salt and make a dough. (almost like chapti dough but little stiff) Keep a side the dough at least for 1 hr or so.
         On a low heat roast the coconut, sesame seeds, poppy seeds and jaggery. Now the jaggery melts and  mix all ingredients well. Turn off the heat, add cardamom powder and mix it well.
         Now make a small balls of dough, roll 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 modak shape.
Heat the oil, and deep fry these modak till they turn light brown color.


Enjoy the modak with ghee/tup. You can also see Steamed / ukadechi /kudisid Modak

33 comments:

Jyoti said...

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi.. Lovely Modak! Blogphere seems to have lovely modaks around.. Ganpati Baba Moriya

Suja Sugathan said...

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi..fried mothakams looks wonderful..never tried this..thanks for sharing

Hari Chandana said...

Fried modak looks so tempting and perfect.. Yummyy !!

SS blogs here said...

You have got lovely swirls in the modak! Neat! Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to you too!

Sushma Mallya said...

Happy ganesh chathurti jothi, modak looks perfect and so yum

aipi said...

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to you n your family dear!!
I love fried sweets n these modaks look perfect!!

US Masala

Silence Sings said...

Happy ganesh chathurti...new kind of mdak to me..loved this version...

Tanvi said...

Fried modaks are such a cool idea!These look yummier!
Do visit me sometime.
Sinfully Spicy

Priya said...

Fried modaks looks utterly tempting and yummy..Happy Ganesh chathurthi..

Usha said...

Happy Ganesh Chathurthi ! Fried modaks look delicious and perfect...

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

happy vinayak chaturthi to you too. Loving the fried modaks, never had them, but they look simply mouth watering.

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Fried Modak..Never tried this. Looks delicious !!!

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to you and your family also. Fried modaks looks so tempting..

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

sonu said...

wow ,fried modak looks awesomely yummy !

Rachana said...

Happy Ganesh chaturthi to you and your family! Lovely modaks!

Nandini said...

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi! The modaks are very delicious!

Nandini's Food Page

jeyashrisuresh said...

happy vinayakar chaturti, modak looks very nice and the fried modaks we make for housewarming ceremonies.

Satya said...

happy ganesh chathurthi to u n ur family ...those fried modaks looks awesome

Satya
http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

Krishnaveni said...

new recipe, looks great

Gulmohar said...

Hope you had a great Ganesh Chaturthi. Modaks look way too tempting

women-wisdom.com said...

Beautiful crispy modak. awesome.
Its so tempting.
http://indianyummykitchen.blogspot.com

Sayantani said...

perfect fried Modaks.

Indie.Tea said...

I've never had that! It sounds really delicious.

ruchikacooks said...

wow, fried modaks? I have only seen steamed ones..Lov the twisted design on them.

Suman Singh said...

Happy Ganesh chaturthi.Ganpati Bappa Morya..Modak looks incredible.

Smitha said...

wow Jyoti...they look yummyy!!
Smitha

Jagruti જાગૃતિ said...

Belated Happy Ganesh Chaturthi ..modak looks droolworthy..never had madak!

Saraswathi Iyer said...

Hope you had nice festival. Great Modaks.

Rumana Rawat said...

looks so yummy:)

Sanjeeta kk said...

Looks co cute and yummy!

Babli said...

Modak looks fabulous, yummy and tempting. Very beautifully presented. Feel like having it now.

Panchpakwan said...

Thank you all for your lovely comments..
@ Tanvi, india .tea, thank you for visiting my blog..hope to see again.
@suja,priya,shabitha,jagruti, do try and let me know..

Shanavi said...

hey, my favourite..i can have this anytime..

http://jellybelly-shanavi.blogspot.com

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