Nutty Modak

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 5

Cook Time : 15

Total Time : 20

Ingredients

Serves 8

  • Semolina 1/2 cups

  • Condensed milk (milkmaid) 1/2 cups

  • Ghee 2 tbsp

  • Almonds (finely chopped) 10-12 nos

  • Pistachios(finely chopped) 20-25 nos

  • Green cardamom 1/2 tsp

  • Powdered sugar 1 tbsp

  • Saffron strands 20-25 nos

  • Or Food colour(yellow) 2 drop

Directions

  • 01

    Put saffron strands or food colour in 2 tbsp milk.(yellow liquid)

  • 02

    In a non stick kadhai or pan, add ghee and add 1/2 cup semolina. Roast till it changes colour. Roast for 8-9 mins on medium flame(slightly golden).

  • 03

    Now,add milk,yellow liquid and 1/2 cup condensed milk. (In this step reduce the flame/simmer gas).

  • 04

    Mix it well and cook until it forms a dense dough.(now slightly increase the flame and stir for few seconds or for 1- 1 and half minutes

  • 05

    When dough is dense and cooked,take it out in a separate plate and cool it. (Cool it in room temp.)

  • 06

    For stuffing,take a pan and roast almonds and pistachios(finely chopped) Roast for half a minute.

  • 07

    Turn off flame, add cardamom powder, 1tbsp powdered sugar,add a little dough in it so that stuffing binds well. Take out the stuffing in a bowl.

  • 08

    Grease your hands with ghee and slightly kneads the dough.

  • 09

    Now to make modaks,take a dough and make a ball with your hands and then press it with your palms. Put stuffing in it and give it a shape of modak.

  • 10

    You can also use modak making mould but i have made them with hands.

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