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Dry Fruit Stuffed Modak



Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 10

Total Time : 20


Serves 6

  • ghee or oil 1/2 tsp

  • rice flour (chawal ka aata) 1 cups

  • water 1 cups

  • ghee 1 tsp

  • salt 1 pinch

  • resh grated coconut 1 cups

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

  • cardamoms powder 3-4 nos

  • poppy seeds (khus khus) 1/2 tsp


  • 01

    heat ghee in a pan. add poppy seeds, cardamom powder . saute for a minute.

  • 02

    then add grated fresh coconut and powdered/grated jaggery

  • 03

    mix well and cook this coconut-jaggery mixture on a low flame. the jaggery will melt first.

  • 04

    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

  • 05

    keep the filling aside to cool

  • 06

    in a pan add the water, oil and salt. keep it on the stove top. let this mixture come to a boil.

  • 07

    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.

  • 08

    switch off the flame. remove the pan from the stove top and then cover this pan with a lid for 4 to 5 minutes

  • 09

    now take all the dough in a plate/thali or in a bowl. gather the dough together and begin to knead it.

  • 10

    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

  • 11

    if you feel the dough looks dense or hard or dry, then just add a few teaspoons of normal water and continue to knead.

  • 12

    make small balls from the dough. roll the balls till smooth in your palms.

  • 13

    assembling & shaping modaks

  • 14

    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 .

  • 15

    modaks are ready to be offered to lord ganesha



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