Fried Modak | How to make Fried Modak

By Shital Tadas  |  29th Nov 2016  |  
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About Fried Modak Recipe

A must try Maharashtrian delicacy that is sweet,mouth watering and made from all the locally grown ingredients like whole wheat flour,jaggery,ghee,almonds the things found commonly in each household.

Fried Modak is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Shital Tadas teaches how to make Fried Modak step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Fried Modak in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 5 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Fried Modak at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Fried Modak takes 30 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Fried Modak is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Fried Modak is a good option for you. The flavour of Fried Modak is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Fried Modak and impress your family and friends.

Fried Modak

Ingredients to make Fried Modak

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 3/4 cup jaggery grated
  • 1/2 cup dryfruits of your choice
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • water to knead the dough
  • oil to fry the modaks

How to make Fried Modak

  1. Add flour in a big bowl
  2. Add salt to it
  3. Now slowly add required amount of water to form a soft dough as you make for chapati
  4. Apply 1tsp of oil to the dough and let it rest for half an hour
  5. For the filling
  6. Place a pan on the gas stove on medium heat
  7. Add the ghee to it
  8. Let the ghee melt
  9. Add the grated Coconut and stir it for 2-3 min on medium heat
  10. Now add in grated jaggery to the pan and stir continuously so that the mixture doesn't stick to the pan
  11. Fry till the all the ingredients combine properly
  12. Now add the DryFruits of your choice
  13. Add in the Cardamom(elaichi) powder and mix well
  14. Keep stirring for 3-4 min on low flame
  15. Now remove the pan from the gas stove and let it cool
  16. For making modak
  17. Take the dough and divide it into 25 small balls
  18. With the help of rolling pin roll out small poori/circle of 2-3 inch diameter
  19. Take the poori on the palm of your hand and fill 1 tbsp stuffing in the center
  20. Now start making pleats at the edges of the poori once done bring them together and join them
  21. You can also use the mould to make the modak
  22. Make all the modak in the same way
  23. For frying the modak, place a kadhai or pan on the gas stove
  24. Add sufficient to fry the modaks
  25. Once the oil is hot slow down the flame
  26. Slowly add 4-5 modaks to the hot oil and fry them until golden brown
  27. Modak can be served hot as well as cold

My Tip:

While frying the modaks don't stir immediately. Let it fry from one side. Stir later Make sure you join all the pleats properly or else the stuffing will come out.

Reviews for Fried Modak (1)

Taahira Laiq3 years ago

they look perfect..i love these!

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