Fried Modak | Festive Recipe

fried modak

As the name says this is a deep fried recipe.The filling can be anything either sweet or savory.Here I used a sweet filling with grated coconut and jaggery. I made this yesterday's after-school snacks for my kids.The whole process takes about 30 mins only.Do give a try for the festive and relish with your family.

Preparation time: 5mins
Cooking time: under 30mins
Makes 5 modak


  • Wheat flour- 1\2 cup
  • Salt - 1\2 tsp
  • Jaggery -1\3 cup
  • Grated coconut -1\2 cup
  • Cardamom powder -1\2 tsp
  • Oil 1 tsp + to deep fry

fried modak


1.In a mixing bowl add flour, salt and a tsp of oil.Mix well.Add water and make a soft pilable dough.Cover and keep aside for some time.

2.Add jaggery and 1\2 cup water to a boil and just boil for the jaggery to dissolve.Switch off and keep aside.

3.In a non stick pan roast grated coconut for a while.Then the filter the jagery syrup and add to it.Keep sauting till coconut and jaggery blends up together.Switch off.

fried modak

4.Make balls out of the kneaded dough.Roll in and place  a ball of stuffing and close it to look like a potli(bag).Do the same for all.

fried modak

5.Heat oil and deep from it till golden brown.

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