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Modak Recipe | Ukadiche Modak 2 Ways

Easy Modak Recipe | Easy Ukadiche Modak - No Mould | Modak Banane ki Vidhi
Course sweet
Cuisine maharashtra
Keyword modak recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 modak
Calories 221kcal


for stuffing:

for dough:


stuffing preparation:

  • firstly, in a large kadai heat 1 tsp ghee and saute 2 cup coconut.
  • saute until coconut turns aromatic.
  • now add 1 cup jaggery and mix well.
  • keep cooking on medium flame until the jaggery melts.
  • continue to cook until the mixture thickens and still remains moist.
  • now add ½ tsp cardamom powder and mix well. stuffing is ready. keep aside.

modak dough preparation:

  • firstly, in a large kadai take 2 cup water, ½ tsp salt and 1 tsp ghee.
  • mix well and get the water to a boil.
  • further add 2 cup rice flour and mix gently.
  • mix until the rice flour absorbs all the water.
  • cover and rest for 5 minutes.
  • now transfer to a large bowl and start to knead the dough. wet your hand to prevent from burning.
  • knead for 5 minutes or until the dough turns soft.
  • modak dough is ready. wet your hand and knead if the dough seems dry.

modak shaping with hand:

  • firstly, take a ball sized rice flour dough and flatten it.
  • with the help of both thumbs start pressing the edges and create a dent in the centre.
  • slowly press from edges till it forms a cup.
  • start creating pleats with your index finger and thumb.
  • now scoop a tbsp of prepared coconut-jaggery stuffing.
  • get the pleats together to form a bundle.
  • close the top by pinching and making it pointed.

modak shaping using mould:

  • grease the modak mould with ghee to prevent from sticking.
  • stuff the rice flour dough into the mould walls.
  • also, place a small ball sized mixture in the centre.
  • close tightly and scrape off excess mixture.
  • unmould the modak gently without breaking.

steaming modak:

  • place the modak in steamer leaving gaps in between.
  • cover and steam the modak for 10 minutes or till the shiny texture appears on them.
  • finally, offer ukadiche modak to lord ganesha and celebrate ganesh chathurthi.


Calories: 221kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 107mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 21IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg