Ukadiche Modak

Prep: 40 minutes | Cook: 30 minutes | Servings: 4 people

Ingredients:

For the filling

2 tbsp Water

1 Cup Gud/Jaggery, grated

2 Cups Fresh Coconut, grated

1 tsp Cardamom powder

2 tbsp Ghee

2 tbsp Cashew nuts, chopped

For the Dough

1 Cup Water

1 tsp Ghee

Salt a pinch

1 Cup Rice Flour

Process

  • Heat a pan on medium flame. Add water and jaggery, let it melt completely.
  • Add coconut and cook for 10-15 minutes while stirring constantly.
  • Add cardamom powder, ghee and cashew nuts and cook for few minutes. Keep the mixture little bit moist. Remove from heat and keep aside.
  • For the dough, heat one cup water. Add salt and ghee to the water.
  • When the water comes to boil, add rice flour and with a spoon mix fastly in one direction.
  • The mixture will be lumpy. Cover and let it steam for 1 minute. Switch off the flame.
  • Remove the mixture and start kneading when it is hot, don’t let it cool down. Knead well ensuring there are no lumps.
  • Divide the dough in 8-10 equal portions. Roll each into a smooth ball.
  • Take one ball and roll it like puris. Stuff with the coconut filling.
  • Pinch with your fingers to form petals and start getting the petals together and seal by forming a pointy end.
  • Lay a banana leaf on the steamer plate and steam for 10-15minutes.
  • Serve hot.

 

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