Poorni's Chocolate Modak
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Want to make modak interesting, do try this. This will be a hit with children and adults alike.
- Add about 2 tbsp of water to jaggery and let it melt on low flame.
- Sieve the mixture to remove any impurities.
- Heat a heavy bottom vessel and add the jaggery mixture.
- Add the coconut, cocoa powder and mix well. Add ghee while it is cooking.
- Cook until the mixture becomes a little dry by stirring it regularly. Once the mixture cools down add choco chips and mix well.
- In a vessel add the water, oil and salt.
- Keep this pan on the flame and let the contents heat up till the mixture comes to a rolling boil.
- Remove the pan from the fire and add the rice flour to it. Add small portions of rice flour.
- Keep on mixing as you want the mixture to be free from lumps and smooth.
- When the mixture is slightly hot or warm, then knead the mixture.
- You can apply some oil on your palms while kneading the rice flour dough.
- Apply some water or oil on your palm. Take a small portion of the rice dough and make a smooth ball out of it with your hands.
- Keep this rice flour dough ball on your palm.
- Now flatten this dough ball in your palm with the fingers of the other hand.
- Make a small puri of it on your palm.
- Keep a small portion of the chocolate mixture on the center of this puri.
- Keep this in the modak mould and give the shape.
- Make all the modaks this way.
- Steam the modaks for 7-10 mins on a low to medium flame.
This recipe was contributed by Cookingwithpoorni on 18 Sep 2013
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