Amrit Modak

Amrit Modak, saffron modaks with a pistachios stuffing complement each other well in taste and flavor, These melt in he mouth modaks  add colour to the festivities.

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Pistachio-stuffed modaks add colour to the festivities

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Amrit Modak recipe - How to make Amrit Modak

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 8 modaks
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1 cup grated mava (khoya) (mava)
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
1/4 cup blanched , peeled and chopped pistachios
a few saffron (kesar) strands
ghee to grease the modak moulds
  1. Combine the khoya and powdered sugar in a heavy bottomed pan and cook on a slow flame, stirring continuously till the sugar has dissolved and the moisture has evaporated (approximately 5 to 10 minutes).
  2. Remove from the flame, add the cardamom powder and mix well. Allow it to cool completely.
  3. Divide the mixture into two portions, 2/3 and 1/3.
  4. Add the pistachios to the 1/3 mixture, and mix well.
  5. Add the saffron to the 2/3 mixture, and mix well.
  6. Divide the pistachio mixture into 8 equal portions. Shape into even sized rounds.
  7. Divide the saffron mixture into 8 equal portions and shape into even sized rounds.
  8. Stuff each saffron round with the pistachio round and seal the edges completely and give the shape of modak or use a modak mould to press into desired shape.

  1. Handy Tip: Modak Moulds are available in the market and all ou have to do is stuff it with the modak mixture and demould. Do remember to grease the modak mould before use.

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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per modak
Energy117 cal
Protein4.4 g
Carbohydrates9.6 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat6.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0 mg

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Amrit Modak
 on 22 Aug 14 04:08 PM

I learnt from this site that modaks can be made in a jiffy like this. Thanks a lot for this recipe. I am sure to make it again during Ganesh Chaturthi....
Amrit Modak
 on 16 Sep 12 11:10 AM