Nutty Modak

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Nutty Modak


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :5 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 20 Min


Serves : 8
  • 1/2 cups semolina

  • 1/2 cups condensed milk (milkmaid)

  • 2 tbsp ghee

  • 10-12 nos almonds (finely chopped)

  • 20-25 nos pistachios(finely chopped)

  • 1/2 tsp green cardamom

  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar

  • 20-25 nos saffron strands

  • 2 drop or food colour(yellow)


  • Put saffron strands or food colour in 2 tbsp milk.(yellow liquid)
  • 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).
  • Now,add milk,yellow liquid and 1/2 cup condensed milk. (In this step reduce the flame/simmer gas).
  • 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
  • When dough is dense and cooked,take it out in a separate plate and cool it. (Cool it in room temp.)
  • For stuffing,take a pan and roast almonds and pistachios(finely chopped) Roast for half a minute.
  • 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.
  • Grease your hands with ghee and slightly kneads the dough.
  • 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.
  • You can also use modak making mould but i have made them with hands.