RAINY SEASON SPECIAL RECIPE

RAINY SEASON SPECIAL RECIPE
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Monday, August 24, 2009

GANESH FESTIVAL SPECIAL- MODAK!! :-)

MODAK!!
Ganpati Bappa Moraya!!
Ganesh festival is a very popular festival in India.
Below is the snap of our Home Ganpati. :-)
Ingredients:
1-cup maida ½ cup fine rava, Salt and Oil for deep-frying.
Stuffing:1 cup coconut, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 tsp cardamom powder, ¼ tsp of orange color, ¼ tsp nutmeg powder and 1 tsp poppy seeds.
Method:
1. Heat 2 tbsp of oil and add it to maida. Mix it very well till all the maida gets the oil. Add salt and water to make it very stiff dough. Keep aside the dough for around 1/2 an hour.2. Roast the poppy seeds.
3. Take a pan and heat ½ cup water in it. Add sugar to it and make syrup. Add coconut and orange color to it. Mix well till it forms a uniform mixture.
4. Mix poppy seeds well. Remove from heat and add cardamom powder and nut meg powder to it. Mix well. 5. Take small balls of the dough roll it into small puris. Keep a round ball of stuffing on the puri and cover with the dough to give modak shape. 6. Heat oil and deep fry the modaks. Offer it to the god before serving :-)