Chenna Modak with the filling of Jaggery, Coconut and Dry fruits | How to make Chenna Modak with the filling of Jaggery, Coconut and Dry fruits

By Geeta Sachdev  |  5th Sep 2016  |  
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Chenna Modak with the filling of Jaggery, Coconut and Dry fruitsby Geeta Sachdev
  • Prep Time

    15

    mins
  • Cook Time

    30

    mins
  • Serves

    4

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About Chenna Modak with the filling of Jaggery, Coconut and Dry fruits Recipe

I have been a great lover of traditional recipes since my childhood and try to make authentic and traditional recipes on each and every festival of the provinces of our country. On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, I have made these modaks as prashad for Lord Ganesha. After making this sweet delicacy, I feel proud that I can do this.

Chenna Modak with the filling of Jaggery, Coconut and Dry fruits, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Chenna Modak with the filling of Jaggery, Coconut and Dry fruits by Geeta Sachdev will definitely help you in its preparation. The Chenna Modak with the filling of Jaggery, Coconut and Dry fruits can be prepared within 15 minutes. The time taken for cooking Chenna Modak with the filling of Jaggery, Coconut and Dry fruits is 30 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Chenna Modak with the filling of Jaggery, Coconut and Dry fruits step by step. The detailed explanation makes Chenna Modak with the filling of Jaggery, Coconut and Dry fruits so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Chenna Modak with the filling of Jaggery, Coconut and Dry fruits can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Chenna Modak with the filling of Jaggery, Coconut and Dry fruits from BetterButter.

Chenna Modak with the filling of Jaggery, Coconut and Dry fruits

Ingredients to make Chenna Modak with the filling of Jaggery, Coconut and Dry fruits

  • For the Filling:
  • 1 bowl grated jaggery /gur
  • 1/2 bowl desiccated coconut or freshly grated
  • 1 tablespoon khuskhus/poppy seeds
  • 1 tablespoon til /sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 1/4 bowl mixed melon seeds, chopped cashews, raisins and crushed 4-5 elaichi seeds
  • For the cover:
  • 250 gm paneer/channa ready made or home made
  • 1/2 bowl malai
  • 1/2 bowl of milk powder
  • 1/4 bowl sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon kewra essence

How to make Chenna Modak with the filling of Jaggery, Coconut and Dry fruits

  1. To prepare the feeling, heat ghee in a kadai or heavy bottomed pan. Add the til and khuskhus.
  2. Add the gur and melt it by continuously stirring but don't cook it too much. Then turn off the flame.
  3. Now mix the coconut with the dry fruits. Let the mixture cool completely, after a few minutes it will become thick. Keep this mixture aside.
  4. To prepare the outer covering, mash the channa/ paneer with hands or blend it 1-2 times to make it smooth.
  5. Heat a kadahi or heavy bottomed pan, transfer the mashed paneer in it and cook it with the malai. Let it simmer and cook.
  6. Now add the milk powder with sugar to cook the mixture till it leaves the sides and turns into a smooth dough while stirring continuously.
  7. Turn off the flame at last, add the essence and let the mixture cool completely. After few mins take a lemon size small dumpling out of the dough and flatten it on your greased palm.
  8. Place 1 teaspoon of gur mixture in the middle, then join all the sides and give it an oval shape. Make an impression with the help of a fork.
  9. Prepare all the modaks in the same manner and serve it first to lord ganesha and then to others.

Reviews for Chenna Modak with the filling of Jaggery, Coconut and Dry fruits (1)

Anjali Kumara year ago

Cute modaks :)
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