Modaks are sweet stuffed dumpling popular in Maharashtra,India. Made with rice flour and grated coconut flavored with saffron ,cardamom .
- Coconut-1 cup,fresh grated
- Milk-2 tsp
- Sugar/jaggery – 1/2 cup
- Mawa – 1 cup(Homemade,optional)
- Saffron – Few threads
- Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp
For Outer layer
- Rice flour-1 cup
- Water-3/4 cup
- Ghee -2 tsp
Step 1 – Heat non-stick pan then add ghee, grated coconut cook for 10 to 15 minutes until mixture become dry then add sugar and cook 5 -10 minutes.
Step 2 – Mix saffron and milk keep aside.
Step 3 – Add cardamom powder, mawa,saffron and mix it proper Cook it for 8-10 minutes in medium flame. Cool it for 10 minutes.
Step 4 – Take water in a pan boil it add ,1 tsp ghee and rice flour and remove from heat mix well and cover it keep aside for 30minutes.
Step5-After 30 minutes open lid and kneed 1-2 minutes rice dough.Make small lemon size ball from dough and flatten it like small puri,put 1 tsp stuffing in center of puri and close it proper ,make all modak similar way.
Step6-Steam all modak in any type of steamer for 10-12 minutes till modak look shine.