Fried Modak Recipe

Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time 10-15 minutes
Serving 2-4

For Stuffing
1 tsp Ghee,
½ tsp Sesame seeds,
3-4 Cashew nuts, chopped,
1 cup fresh Coconut , grated,
¾ cup Jaggery, grated,
¼ tsp Cardamom powder,

For Dough
1 cup Whole wheat flour,
1 tsp Semolina,
1 tsp Hot vegetable oil,
Water for kneading (for stiff dough),


For Stuffing
Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add sesame seeds, grated coconut and broken cashews.
Mix for a minute. Add jaggery and cook on medium flame for 2 – 3 minutes till it comes together.
Add cardamom powder and a pinch of salt, mix it well and set aside to cool.

For Dough
In a parat, add whole wheat flour, semolina and a tablespoon of hot oil.
Add sufficient water and knead into stiff dough and keep aside for 10 minutes.
Divide the dough into 7 equal sized balls.
Roll each ball with a rolling pin into thin roundels. Form a cup of each roundel gently by making folds, fill in the cooked mixture and pinch the folds together to form modak.
Heat sufficient oil in a deep kadai, add modak and fry them on medium heat to crisp and golden brown.
Drain the modaks on tissue paper and serve hot.

(Recipe By Chef Ranveer Brar)

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