No festive occasion in the country is complete without sweets. They add to the richness and flavour of the festivals. Modak is one such sweet that is indispensable to any Ganesh Chaturthi celebration.
It is a traditional Maharashtrian delicacy that is believed to be Lord Ganesha’s favourite. As such, it is enjoyed with much fervour during this festival. Over the years, modak has seen numerous experimentation as people devour this sweet with enthusiasm. If you are looking to experiment with your usual modak this year, then you must try this recipe by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor.
“No more modaks, said no one ever! Go for this fried version too and turn your festivities fabulous!” the chef wrote. Take a look.
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*Stiff dough made with ½ cup whole wheat flour + ½ cup refined
*Ghee- 1 tbsp
*Poppy seeds (khuskhus) scraped- 1 tbsp
*Fresh coconut scraped- 1½ cups
*Saffron- 10-12 strands
*Sugar- ¾ cup
*Green cardamom powder- ¼ tsp
*Oil to deep-fry