Honey Modak | How to make Honey Modak

By Nayana Palav  |  27th Aug 2017  |  
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About Honey Modak Recipe

Modak is a sweet dumplings very much popular in Maharashtra. Modak can be fried or steamed. Ukadiche Modak is a marathi word which means "Steamed modak". I prepared this with fresh coconut and honey. Modak has a special importance in the worship of the Hindu god, Ganesh. Modak is believed to be his favourite food and Ganesh worship ceremony pooja concludes with offering of 21 modaks to the deity.

Honey Modak is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Honey Modak is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Honey Modak by Nayana Palav will help you to prepare the perfect Honey Modak in your kitchen at home. Honey Modak needs 15 minutes for the preparation and 40 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Honey Modak. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Honey Modak. In case you have any questions on how to make the Honey Modak you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Nayana Palav. Honey Modak will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Honey Modak

Ingredients to make Honey Modak

  • 1 big cup (125 grams) Basmati Rice flour
  • 4 tablespoon Dabur honey
  • Half fresh coconut
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1/4 teaspoon green cardamom powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg powder
  • 1 teaspoon oil to grease thali
  • 1 Cup water
  • Water to boil modak

How to make Honey Modak

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  3. For filling, scrape or grate coconut. .
  4. Heat a vessel add ghee, grated coconut and honey.
  5. Cook the coconut and honey together over medium-low heat.
  6. Add cardamom powder and nutmeg powder, mix.
  7. Stir continuously to avoid burning, once mixture is thick, turn the heat off.
  8. To make cover, boil 2 cups of water, add pinch of salt and butter.
  9. Once water starts boiling, turn the heat to low and add 2 cups of flour and stir vigorously.
  10. Stir continuously.
  11. Cover and let the steam trap inside to cook the dough. after 2 minutes remove it from the heat.
  12. Put the dough over a flat surface. Knead it when its warm.
  13. Wet your hand with warm water and knead to a soft pliable dough. Use little oil if needed.
  14. Make 2 inch balls of the dough. Keep the remaining dough covered.
  15. Roll the dough into nice thin disc.
  16. Put 1 tbsp coconut mixture in the center Pinch 5 to 7 times on the edges by keeping equal distance.
  17. Pull them together and join to form a peak. It will look like whole garlic bulb.
  18. Grease thali, put all the modak and steam cook into a steamer or special modak steamer for 12 to 15 minutes.
  19. Your delicious Honey Modak is ready.
  20. Offer the modaks with Desi ghee or Dabur Honey to Ganpati bappa and serve them as sweets at lunch.

My Tip:

You can use fruits, dryfruts in coconut mixture. For example mango or strawberry. You can make it colourful,too.

Reviews for Honey Modak (4)

Anvita Amit2 years ago

lovely modak......ganpati bappa khush jhale astil modak baghun....

Triveni Patil2 years ago

U r All recipes are traditional & many of newly innovative such nice decorated ...
Nayana Palav
2 years ago
Thank you

Ashima Singh2 years ago

Traditional dessert.
Nayana Palav
2 years ago
Thank you

Avinash Ashirgade2 years ago

Healthy option to traditional high calorie Modaks. Tastes so good.
Nayana Palav
2 years ago
Thank You

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