modak recipe
modak recipe
modak recipe

The very famous festival is here, “Ganesh chaturthi” . Every year in September this special day is being celebrated. We all celebrate this festival deep – heartedly. We all wait for this day. Maharashtra is known for it’s biggest celebration of Ganesh chaturthi. The “Modak” is prepared at this time as a ‘bhog’ to Ganesh jii. There are so many dishes that are made during this days and also bhog that are prepared. 

Let’s have a look on some of the great and famous recipes. 

Gadnesh chaturthi special recipe 

 Ukadiche Modak  

Modak is one of the most famous among Maharashtraian people. Visitors also love to eat this. If you are thinking of trying some Maharashtrian Modak then must try this out. 

What is Modak ? 

Modak is a sweet dish of India. It is the most famous sweet dish in the state of India called “Maharashtra”. It is specially made of rice flour and filled with coconut and jaggery. It is steamed and then it’s ready. It is basically made for “bhog”. The ” bhog” is prepared for ” Ganesh jii”. 

How to prepare Modak ? 

Modak recipe is very easy to make at home. To make this we need grated coconut, jaggery , rice flour. 

There is a two easy way to make. First, by making with hand and second by making through moulds. 

Ingredients :- 

  • Coconut :- 1 cup ( grated) 
  • Jaggery :- 1/2 cup 
  • Cardmom powder:- 1 table spoon
  • Ghee :- 2 table spoon 
  • Rice flour :- 1 bowl 
  • Water 
  • Salt :- 1/2 tea spoon 

How to make Modak ? 

Step wise recipe 
  • Heat a pan. Keep it at medium to low flame. 
  • When it gets hot add 1 table spoon of ghee.
  • Saute coconut. A nice aroma will appear. Add jaggery. 
  • Stir till it melt and mix well. 
  • Add cardmom powder and mix it. 
  • The filling is ready. 
  • Keep it aside. 
  • Boil the water. 
  • Add salt and ghee to it. 
  • Mix it and when it start boiling , add rice flour and stir it. 
  • When the water gets absorbed close the flame and rest for 5 minutes. 
  • The rice flour is moist.
  • Take out and prepare a soft dough with wet hand. 
  • After this, take a small part of dough and then create a dent with the help of the finger. 
  • Create a pleate with the help of fingers and then fill one table spoon of fillings. 
  • Close it. Go from downward to upward with your palm and make it in a moda shape. 
  • Now steam it. 
  • The Ukadiche Modak is ready. 

If you are unable to make through hand then use Modak mould. It’s easy to make through it. 
If you want you can also make choclate Modak. It’s very simple.

Chocolate Modak recipe

Same process but the filling will be changed. Take your favorite chocolate like dairy milk or dark chocolate and grind it. Make it in a powder form. Now after preparing the rice flour dough then fill the Chocolate powder and then steam it. 
Also, we can do one more thing that take rice flour and Coco powder mix well. And when the water starts boiling add it and mix well. In the same way we did it before. Just we are mixing the Coco powder. Now prepare the soft dough. After that take a small dough and fill with chocolate and steam it. The Chocolate Modak is ready. 

2. chakli recipe

Chakli is a salty, crispy snack type dish. 
For chakli recipe , we need rice flour , white flour, red chilli powder , salt. 

How to make chakli at home ? 

Ingredients :- 
  • Rice flour :- 2 cup 
  • White flour :- 1 cup 
  • Red chilli powder :- 2 table spoon 
  • Salt 
  • Turmeric :- 1 tea spoon 
  • Butter :- 1/4 cup ( melted) 
Step wise recipe 
  • In a bowl , mix rice flour , wheat flour, red chilli powder , salt as per taste , turmeric. 
  • Add butter and mix through hand. It will get moist. 
  • Now pour half a cup of water and prepare a soft dough. Add water as per the requirement. 
  • Take a star mould and apply oil inside the mould. 
  • Take small part of the dough and make it in cylindrical shape. 
  • Put in the mould and close it.
  • Press gently and make it in a circular shape as we do in making jalebi. 
  • But do not directly make it in a hot oil. 
  • Keep on the paper and when it is prepared then dip in the hot oil. 
  • And deep fry it till it becomes golden and crispy. 
  • Take out on the paper so that extra oil would drain. 
  • Keep it in the plate. 
  • Chakli is ready. 
Nowdays, not only the people of Maharashtra but also the people of some of the state’s celebrate this festival. People keep Ganesh murti at their home and do “puja-path”. Makes delicious bhogs and does evening artis where all the neighbours comes to join them and does arti. This 10 days of festival is the most celebrated festive among people. 

chakli recipe

3. kaju katli

Kaju katli is an famous and most favourite among people. 
For kaju katli recipe, we need kaju, sugar syrup and silver vark. 
This recipe is the same as we see at restaurants and sweet shop. 
So, it’s a restaurant style kaju katli recipe. 

How to make kaju katli ? 

Kaju katli Ingredients :- 
  • Kaju :- 3 cup 
  • Sugar :- 2 cup 
  • Water:- 1 cup 
  • Cardmom powder :- 1/2 tea spoon 
  • Ghee :- 1 tea spoon 
  • Silver vark :- 4-5 
Step wise kaju katli recipe 
  • Grind the cashew in a powder form.
  • Heat a pan. Add sugar and water. Let it get melt.
  • Now mix the cashew powder to it. 
  • Stir well and then we will see a nice smooth consistency. 
  • Sprinkle cardmom powder and ghee. Mix well and close the flame. 
  • Pour the batter on the butter paper. 
  • With the help of the paper prepare a soft dough. 
  • Fold the dough with the help of the paper from all the side so that the soft dough will be prepared. 
  • Now put it on the butter paper and also cover through it.
  • Then roll it. Peel off the butter paper and apply silver vark on the dough.
  • Cut it then place it in the plate. 
  • The kaju katli is ready. 
kaju katli

kaju katli

These are the things you can easily make during these days. 

You must try out Modak recipe, kaju katli recipe and chakli recipe at your home. Why to order and purchase from outside if you can easily make at home with only less ingredients. Prepare these not only special days but also in any day when you really want to eat. 

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