Ukdiche Modak

30-35 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 20-25 minutes | Servings: 4

Ingredients

For Stuffing

1 tbsp Ghee , घी

½ tbsp Poppy seeds , खसखस

5-6 Cashew nuts, chopped , काजू

5-6 Almonds, chopped , बादाम

3 cups Coconut, grated , नारियल

A pinch Salt , नमक

1½ cups Jaggery , गुड

¼ tsp Nutmeg powder , जायफल का पाउडर

1 tsp Cardamom powder , इलायची पाउडर

 

For Dough

1½ cup Water , पानी

½ cup Milk , दूध

A pinch Salt , नमक

1 tbsp Ghee घी

1 heaped tbsp Sago flour , साबूदाने का आटा

2 cups Fine Rice flour , चावल का आटा

1 tbsp Ghee, घी

 

Other Ingredients

A pinch Saffron, soaked in milk , दूध में भीगा हुआ केसर

Silver warq , चांदी का वर्ख

 

For Chocolate Modak

¼ cup Cocoa powder , कोको पाउडर

1 cup Powdered Biscuit , पाउडर किया हुआ बिस्किट

4 tbsp Condensed milk , कंडेंस मिल्क

2 tbsp Chocolate syrup , चॉकलेट सिरप

½ tsp Cardamom powder , इलायची पाउडर

Ghee for greasing , घी

 

Process

For Stuffing

  • In a pan heat some ghee and add poppy seeds, cashew nuts, almonds and roast them lightly, then add grated coconut and roast it lightly for 4-5 minutes.
  • Now add jaggery, mix well till the jaggery melts completely and continue cooking for 4-5 minutes or until little dry.
  • Then add cardamom powder, nutmeg powder and mix well. Switch off the flame and let the mixture cool.

 

For Dough

  • In a pan heat some water, milk .
  • Add salt and ghee and Then add the sago flour, rice flour and mix everything well.
  • Now cover and cook on low heat for 5 minutes. Then remove and knead it.
  • Add some ghee and knead it again in a proper soft dough.

 

For Making Ukdiche Modak

  • Take out lemon sized balls of the dough, apply some rice flour and roll it into a small roti with a rolling pin.
  • Fill the small roti with the coconut filling leaving some space for folding it.
  • Pinch the outer covering with your fingers into small pleats and then fold them up. Join them and cover the filling completely.
  • Make all the modaks like so and keep them aside.
  • Fill a steamer with water and bring it to a boil, then place the prepared modak on the plate and add some saffron soaked in milk on each one and now keep it in the steamer and cover it with the lid.
  • Let the modaks steam for 10-12 mins and they are ready. You can also serve them with ghee.

For Chocolate Modak

  • In a bowl add cocoa powder, powdered biscuits, condensed milk, chocolate syrup and mix everything properly.
  • Now apply for ghee to the modak mould and fill it with the chocolate mixture properly, then slowly remove by opening the mould. Repeat this with rest of the mixture.

 

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