Ganpati Bappa Moriya!!! On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, learn how to make healthy fried modak recipe and offer to our loved Ganeshji. I have made Atta modak without frying, in my airfryer. Fried Modak are very famous, easy to make and tasty to eat with crispy crust outside and chewy coconut stuffing inside. Must try this delicious and simple modak recipe



Here is the video recipe for easy reference:

Below is the detailed written recipe as well:

Ingredients:
For Stuffing:
Dessicated Coconut/ Fresh Grated Coconut - 1 cup
Jaggery powder/ Jaggery - 1/2 cup
Green Cardamom Powder - 1/4 tsp

For Covering/ dough:
Whole Wheat Flour (Atta) - 1 cup
Semolina (Suji) - 1 tbsp
Clarified Butter (Desi ghee) - 1 tbsp
Milk - 3-4 tbsp
Oil for brushing

Method:

1. For stuffing - In a pan, take dessicated coconut, jaggery powder along with cardamom powde. Mix well and cook with continuous stirring. Cook for 2-3 min till jaggery melts. Do not overcook the mixture else it will become hard. Cool the stuffing.
2. For dough - Take atta, semolina and desi ghee in a bowl. Mix well using finger tips. Add in 3-4 tbsp milk in batches to prepare semi soft bu t smooth dough. Rest it for 10 min.
3. After 10 min, divide the dough into equal portion and roll into balls. Flatten out the balls with help of rolling pin till 3-4 " diameter circle. Place stuffing in centre and start pinching the edges using finger and thumb around the circumference. Ensure the pleats are formed till the end. Then bring all the pleats together in the center and pinch them together to seal it properly. Prepare all the modaks in similar manner.
4. Brush each modak with little oil. 
5. Airfryer the modaks at 180 degrees for 10-12 min until golden brown from all sides and are crispy enough. Else one can deep fry/ shallow fry or bake the modaks in oven.
6. Store in air tight container.

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