Monday, September 05, 2016


Happy Ganesh Chaturthi 
1 cup rice Flour 
1 1/4 cupwater 
1 cup grated coconut
3/4 cup jaggery(crushed or powdered)
1-2 tsp ghee
a pinch of cardamom powder
salt to taste

  • In a pan heat the jaggery. Once the jaggery starts to melt add the shredded coconut and cardamom powder.
  • Mix well.Cook until the mixture is almost dry. Remove from heat and keep aside.
  • In a saucepan boil the water with a pinch of salt and 1 tsp ghee.
  • To the boiling water gradually add the rice flour, whisking it well to avoid lumps.
  • Mix well. Remove from  heat and allow to cool slightly or until it reaches to a temperature that you can knead.(should be warm while kneading, don't alllow it to cool completely as it might get dry)
  • Once the mix is warm enough so that you can knead, knead well into a soft dough. 
  • Grease your hands with a little ghee or water and make small balls of the dough. 
  • Flatten each ball between your palms into small rounds.
  • Now place a small amount of the coconut jaggery mixture in the middle of the round. Gather the sides of the round together and  seal it on the top by pressing slightly.
  • Steam these modhaks either in a steamer or idli cooker for 20 minutes.
  • Serve at room temperature.

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