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Kesar Mawa Modak

Rita Arora
5 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Kesar Mawa Modak RECIPE

We make modak to offer Lord Ganesha on Ganesh Chaturthi.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Festive
  • Maharashtra
  • Roasting
  • Dessert
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Mawa 160 gms
  2. Sugar 1/2 cup or less
  3. Cardamom powder 1/4 tsp
  4. Few saffron strands dissolved in 1 tbsp of milk


  1. Roast the mawa for 2-3 minutes on a low to medium flame. Take it out in a bowl.
  2. Add the cardamom powder, saffron milk and powdered sugar, mix it well.
  3. Make a small ball from the mawa, place it in the modak mould and press the mould to prepare modaks.

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