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Paneer Chocolate Modak

Aug-21-2015
Manisha Goyal
0 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
8 People
Serves
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ABOUT Paneer Chocolate Modak RECIPE

Its amazing to see various varities of MODAKS available in sweet shops around the states. The variety and creativity is endless. I have been planning to attempt modak with a twist for this year's Ganesh Chaturthi. This recipe is an easier version of modak and it for those who find it difficult to make the traditional steamed modaks. I hope you all like this.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Festive
  • Indian
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 8

  1. 1/2 cup Paneer freshly made (cottage cheese)
  2. 1/2 cup milk powder
  3. 1/2 cup Milk
  4. 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  5. 2-3 tbsp ghee
  6. 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  7. a few strands of saffron(for color)
  8. Grated chocolate
  9. Grated fresh coconut

Instructions

  1. Mix the grated chocolate and coconut and keep aside.
  2. Knead the paneer well until it becomes smooth.
  3. Add paneer, milk powder, milk and saffron strands in a thick bottom pan, Mix well to incorporated well.
  4. Add ghee to it and stir until it becomes a thick mixture. Add another tbsp of ghee to it if it sticks to the pan.
  5. Keep stirring until the mixture is completely dry and forms a thick dough. Switch off the flame and let it cool.
  6. Add sugar to the paneer mixture and mix well. Knead it well. Check the sweetness and add sugar as desired.
  7. Grease the modak mould. Add a big gooseberry sized ball and press it forming a nice shape.
  8. Fill the filling and close. Bring the modak out of the mould.
  9. Once all the modaks are done, place them to the steamer decks, which is lined with muslin cloth. Steam for 15- 20 mins in medium flame.
  10. Chill and take it out ten minutes before you use.

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