knead the dough slightly and pinch a small ball and flatten.
now dust with some maida and start to roll using a rolling pin.
roll to an almost medium-thick circle. around 4 – 5 inch in diameter. make sure you roll from sides and keep the centre slightly thick.
now place a heaped tsp of prepared stuffing in the centre and brush water to sides.
start pleating the edges slowly and gather everything.
press in middle and seal the modak forming a bundle.
deep fry in medium hot oil.
allow it to fry on low flame stirring occasionally.
fry until modak turns golden and crisp, takes approx 15 minutes.
drain off the modak over kitchen paper to get rid of excess oil.
finally, enjoy fried modak for 4-5 days when stored in an airtight container.