Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Modaka For Ganesha Fetival


2 cup Grated fresh coconut,

1 cup jaggery Powder,

1/2 cup pistachios and cashews,

1/2 cup Milk,

1 Table Spoon cardamom powder,

1 cup rice flour,

1 Table Spoon ghee,

1/2 Table Spoon salt,


1.To prepare the filling, mix the coconut, milk & jaggery together and cook on a medium flame.

2. Add the cashews and pistachios. Cook for another minute. Then add cardamom powder.Mix well,Keep it aside.

3.Boil approximatly 1 cup of water. then add ghee, salt and oil. Now immediately add the rice flour and stir quickly so as to remove all lumps.

4.Cover with a lid for some time. Remove the lid & stir again & again, cover again.Now remove from the heat.

Note : The dough should be neither too sticky nor too dry.

5.Grease the palms of your hands well. Take a ball of dough. Flatten the dough .

6.Place about 3/4th teaspoon coconut filling into the dough and fold it to seal well,pressing down to form a plait-like design.

Steam for about 15 minutes.

Note:Adjust Ingredients according to taste.

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We, Yashaswini and Jyothi who never entered kitchen and never knew how make a basic items to (not even coffee or Tea ;-)) before marraige now we are...well... say a good chef!!! We both were colleagues for one year at University of Mysore and our friendship still continues...even one is in US and other in Ireland.Far away...time difference...hmm..yet we both manage to chat and share recipes. And we both together thought of sharing to you all those recipes as many would be like us who didnt know cooking is so simple and easy!.And also we like to share some of the informaion we came to know while cooking say remedies,beautifying using our basic pantry.


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