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Modak Recipe


  • 2 cups Rice flour
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3 cups shredded Coconut
  • 2 tbsp Raisins
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 50 ml Milk
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder

Steps / Method:
  1. For preparing the filling we need to mix coconut and sugar in a bowl.
  2. Then heat a pan and add the coconut and sugar mixture in it and cook in medium flame for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Then add raisins into it and mix well.
  4. When the sugar starts melting or caramelized add the milk into it and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Now remove it from heat and add the cardamom powder and mix well and keep aside.
  6. Now for the outer cover we need to boil 2 cups of water in a kadhai.
  7. Then put salt and ghee into it.
  8. Then add the rice flour into it and stir continuously to avoid lumps.
  9. Then cover the lid and cook untill the rice flour are done completely, stirring occasionally.
  10. The mixture must not be too dry nor too sticky.
  11. Then remove the pan from heat and transfer the mixture into a container.
  12. Then knead the mixture thoroughly to form a soft dough.
  13. Prepare modak when the dough is little warm.
  14. Grease your hands with little ghee.
  15. Then make balls of rice dough.
  16. Now flatten the balls using your palms and place little coconut mixture in the middle.
  17. Then seal the edges together and shape it like a whole garlic.
  18. Then steam the modak for 10-12 minutes.

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