Coconut and Jaggery wheat Modak. Fried modak is made with wheat flour outer covering and coconut, jaggery filling. Deep fried in ghee or oil, it can keep good for few days too. My mom told me this recipe when she was here.
Ukadiche modak is one of the most popular modak variety made during Ganesh Chaturthi festival. Modak is Bhagwan Ganesha's favorite sweet and made in many Hindu homes during the first day of Ganesh Chaturthi Festival. Modak is an Indian sweet popular in many parts of India. You can cook Coconut and Jaggery wheat Modak using 7 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Coconut and Jaggery wheat Modak
- You need 60 grams of Wheat flour.
- You need 60 grams of rice flour.
- It’s 1 cup of shredded coconut.
- It’s 1/2 cup of shredded jaggery.
- It’s 2 tbsp of ghee.
- You need 1 cup of water.
- You need 1 tsp of cardamom powder.
The sweet filling on the inside of a modak consists of freshly grated coconut and jaggery while the. Modak are Maharashtrian festive dumplings made of rice flour dough & a sweet coconut jaggery filling. Traditionally these sweet dumplings are In this post I have shown the coconut jaggery filling. Ukadiche Modak (steamed modak) one of my favorite dessert!
Coconut and Jaggery wheat Modak instructions
- To make the filling, first pour 1 tbsp of ghee onto a pan and add the coconut. Sauté the desiccated coconut for about a minute..
- Next, add the shredded jaggery to the coconut and sauté for another minute until the jaggery melts and combines well with the shredded coconut.
- Add the cardamom powder and sauté for another minute (The mixture need to be moist and not dry so do not sauté it for a long time). The filling is ready, keep it aside..
- Next, in another pan, bring 1 cup of water to boil.
- Add 1 tbsp ghee and a little bit of salt (if needed).
- Add the wheat flour and the rice flour once the water boils and started bringing it all together with a spatula. It will form a thick dough..
- On medium flame, keep pressing the dough and softening it. If it’s too thick, you can add a little bit of water but not too much as the dough needs to be kneaded later.
- Cover the pan with a lid and leave it for a couple of minutes. Switch off the flame after, and let the dough cool down..
- Once cooled, bring the dough together and knead it until it into a soft round ball..
- Make 10 round balls out of the kneaded dough. Flatten each ball into a circle shape using your fingers. Put the filling inside each flattened dough and try to bring it into the shape as shown in the picture. You can take the help of a fork to get the scoring done on the surface in order to get that design.
Put little mixture of coconut-jaggery mixture over the center of round disc. Just see the disc has no. Add salt to whole wheat flour and knead to a stiff dough. Heat the jaggery and make a one – thread syrup and remove from heat. Fried modak is nothing but deep fried dumplings(Kozhukattai) filled with jaggery and coconut stuffing.