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MODAK ( Sweet Jaggery Dumplings )
Modak are steamed dumplings with an outer rice flour dough and a coconut-jaggery stuffing. These sweet dumplings are also known as Ukadiche Modak in Marathi language.
Total Cooking time : 40 mins
Preparation time : 10 mins
Servings : 5
For the filling:
- 1 cup Fine Coconut Powder
- 1 cup Jaggery
- A pinch of Nutmeg Powder
- A pinch of Saffron
- 1 cup water
- 2 tsp Ghee
- 1 cup Rice Flour
1. Heat a pan, add the grated coconut and jaggery.
2. Stir for about five minutes. Add the nutmeg and saffron, mix well.
3. Cook for another five minutes and keep aside.
1.In a deep dish, boil water with ghee. Add the salt and flour. Mix well.
2.Cover the dish and cook till its half done.
3.Spread some ghee on the base of a steel bowl and while the dough is still hot, knead it well.
4.Now take a little dough, roll it into a ball, flatten it well, shape the edges into a flower pattern.
5.Put a spoonful of the filling onto the dough and seal it.
6.Put the dumplings in a muslin cloth and steam them for 10- 15 minutes. Serve.
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