Dry Fruit Stuffed Modak

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Dry Fruit Stuffed Modak


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 20 Min


Serves : 6
  • 1/2 tsp ghee or oil

  • 1 cups rice flour (chawal ka aata)

  • 1 cups water

  • 1 tsp ghee

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 cups resh grated coconut

  • 1/2 cups powdered or grated jaggery, for a more sweeter taste, you can add upto 1 cup of powdered jaggery

  • 3-4 nos cardamoms powder

  • 1/2 tsp poppy seeds (khus khus)


  • heat ghee in a pan. add poppy seeds, cardamom powder . saute for a minute.
  • then add grated fresh coconut and powdered/grated jaggery
  • mix well and cook this coconut-jaggery mixture on a low flame. the jaggery will melt first.
  • stir at times and cook this mixture till the moisture from the jaggery begins to dry. switch off the flame. don't overcook as the jaggery then hardens. keep this coconut-jaggery filling aside. on cooling
  • keep the filling aside to cool
  • in a pan add the water, oil and salt. keep it on the stove top. let this mixture come to a boil.
  • reduce the flame and add the rice flour gradually. quickly stir and mix the flour with the water. till all the rice flour is mixed with the water.
  • switch off the flame. remove the pan from the stove top and then cover this pan with a lid for 4 to 5 minutes
  • now take all the dough in a plate/thali or in a bowl. gather the dough together and begin to knead it.
  • the dough will be hot when, you begin to knead. so apply some water on your palms and knead the dough. knead the dough very well
  • if you feel the dough looks dense or hard or dry, then just add a few teaspoons of normal water and continue to knead.
  • make small balls from the dough. roll the balls till smooth in your palms.
  • assembling & shaping modaks
  • take a ball and flatten it with your fingers to a round disc or a shallow bowl shape. you can apply ghee/oil in your palms, while flattening. place the modak filling in the center ,you can use modak mould also .
  • modaks are ready to be offered to lord ganesha