Ganesh Chaturthi Modak

Celebrate with Modaks this Ganesh chaturthi by Khandani Rajdhani

Ukadiche Paan Gulkand Modak

Ganesh Chaturthi Modak
Ukadiche Paan Gulkand Modak

Fresh Paan Leaf infused Steamed Rice Shell Modak stuffed with mixture of fresh Coconut, Gulkand, and Tutti Frooti & Chopped Fresh Paan. Garnished with fresh rose petals

  • Outer Covering Ingredients: –
  • Rice Flour – 1 Cup ( 200 Gms )
  • Water – 1.5 Cups
  • Ghee – 1 Tsp
  • Salt – 2 Pinch

Method: Outer Covering:-

  • Take a small vessel, pour the water, oil and salt and bring the water to boil.
  • Once the water comes to boil decrease the flame and add the rice flour slowly and mix in the entire flour in the water.
  • After stirring in the entire flour, put off the flame and cover the vessel and keep for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Now take out the dough in a Thali and knead it, the dough will be very hot when you start kneading, take some water on your palm and knead it.
  • If the dough looks too dense or hard add a couple of spoons of hot water and knead.
  • Make small balls out of the dough.
  • You can also apply some water on your palms before rolling the dough.
  • Keep rest of the dough balls covered under a damp cloth.
  • The dough should be smooth and without any cracks.

Filling Ingredients:

  • Fresh Paan Leaf ( Kolkata Paan ) – 02
  • Grated Coconut Fresh – 50 Gms
  • Gulkand – 20 Gms
  • Tutti Frooti – 10 Gms
  • Rose Syrup – 20 Ml

Method: Filling:-

  • Chop the paan finely.
  • Now mix the pan and all the ingredients of the filling together to form into a thick filling.

Making the Modak:-

  • Before you start shaping the Modak, keep water for steaming in the pan.
  • Grease the steamer slightly with oil or ghee
  • Take a dough ball and flatten it on your palms with your fingers to make a shallow bowl shape.
  • Place the filling in the centre of the shaped dough and bring all the edges of the dough together and pinch all the edges together.
  • Shape all the modaks in the same way and steam on low flame for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Serve with a drizzle of ghee on top before serving.

Chocolate Bounty Modak

Ganesh Chaturthi Modak
Chocolate Bounty Modak


Chocolate infused Mawa Modak stuffed with Sweet Desiccated Coconut filling. Garnished with Chocolate Syrup.

Outer Covering Ingredients: –

Rice Flour – 1 Cup ( 200 Gms )

Water – 1.5 Cups

Ghee – 1 Tsp

Salt – 2 Pinch

Coco Powder – 10 Gms

Coco Powder – 10 Gms

Method: Outer Covering:-

  • Take a small vessel, pour the water, oil and salt and bring the water to boil.
  • Once the water comes to boil decrease the flame and add the rice flour slowly and mix in the entire flour in the water.
  • After stirring in the entire flour, put off the flame and cover the vessel and keep for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Now take out the dough in a Thali and knead it, the dough will be very hot when you start kneading, take some water on your palm and knead it.
  • If the dough looks too dense or hard add a couple of spoons of hot water and knead.
  • Make small balls out of the dough.
  • You can also apply some water on your palms before rolling the dough.
  • Keep rest of the dough balls covered under a damp cloth.
  • The dough should be smooth and without any cracks.

Filling Ingredients:-

  • Fresh Grated Coconut – 100 Gms
  • Sugar Powder – 50 Gms
  • Cardamom Seeds – 2 Gms

Method: Filling:-

  • Mix all the ingredients together in a mixing bowl.
  • Take a pan and cook the mixture on medium flame for 5 minutes, this will allow the sugar to melt , cool down the mix and keep aside.

Making the Modak:-

  • Before you start shaping the Modak, keep water for steaming in the pan.
  • Grease the steamer slightly with oil or ghee
  • Take a dough ball and flatten it on your palms with your fingers to make a shallow bowl shape.
  • Place the filling in the centre of the shaped dough and bring all the edges of the dough together and pinch all the edges together.
  • Shape all the modaks in the same way and steam on low flame for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Serve with a drizzle of Chocolate syrup on top before serving.


Pista Modak 

Ganesh Chaturthi Modak
Pista Modak


Ingredients: –

  • Mawa – 200 Gms
  • Sugar – 100 Gms
  • Sliced  Almond – 10 Gms
  • Sliced Pista – 30 Gms
  • Khus Syrup – 30 Ml
  • Elaichi Powder – 2 Gms

Method::-

  • Take a heavy bottom kadhai and melt the mawa. Once the mawa has come to pliable consistency, add all the ingredients in the mawa.
  • Mix all the ingredients well in the mawa.
  • Cool down the mix.
  • Keep the mawa modak in the mould
  • Remove from the mould and garnish with chopped rose petals and chopped nuts on top.

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