Deep Fried Modak
Deep Fried Modak

Ingredients:

• For stuffing:
• 250 g – Coconut (grated)
• 250 g – Jaggery
• 1.5 tbsp – sesame
• 1 tbsp – Ghee
• For modak base:
• 400 g – Maida
• 3 tbsp – oil
• Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Make a soft dough of the flour by adding oil and salt.
  2. Heat ghee in a vessel. Add jaggery, coconut and sesame seeds to it.
  3. Keep stirring continuously on a medium flame till the jaggery dissolves and a sticky mixture is formed.
  4. Allow it to cool for 30 minutes.
  5. Make small balls of dough and roll it into circles of 3-4″ diameter.
  6. Put the stuffing inside and pack it by shaping it like a cone on top.
  7. This is the modak.
  8. Take oil in a kadai and deep fry till it turns brown.
  9. Serve hot or cold.

Recipe courtesy of Swati