by Foodie #529417
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In Maharashtra.. ganapati festival feast is synonymous with modak. These beautifully shaped modaks are mouthwatering
its lord ganesha’s favourite food…
- Heat a non-stick pan, add the coconut and sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame, till the sugar dissolves completely.
- Add the cardamom powder, poppy seeds and rice flour to it and cook for some more time.
- Keep aside and allow it to cool.
- In a deep pan, add 1 cup of water and bring it boil.
- Add the ghee, salt, oil and rice flour, mix well and cook for few minutes. Cover in between and cook while stirring in between.
- Remove from the flame and keep aside.
- Transfer the mixture on a flat dry plate and knead well to prepare a soft dough.
- Divide the dough into small equal balls.
- Roll out each ball into a small circle then while holding it in a hand make a small cup.
- Put some coconut filling into this cup shaped dough.
- Dip fingers your in the oil and bring the sides together to form a peak.
- Prepare remaining modak's in similar manner.
- Spread a damp cotton cloth onto a flat round bowl and arrange all the modak's onto it.
- Place the sifter in a steamer with lid and steam for about 15 to 20 minutes.
- Serve warm.
This recipe was contributed by Foodie #529417 on 11 Jun 2011
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