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Welcome the festivities of Ganesh Chaturthi 2021 with our 4 unique, innovative and special modak recipes. These modak recipes are just so simple and yet give the dish a whole new look and feel. 

Oreo and Paneer Modak

Enjoy the feast with several delicious delicacies and mouth-watering oreo paneer modaks with your family. Follow these simple steps to make some delicious modaks and treat your family.

Ingredients:

Condensed milk 150 ml

Paneer 200 gms

Oreo biscuits 200 gms

Butter 25 gms

Cardamom Powder 20 gms

Preparation Method:

Remove the creamy portion of the Oreo Biscuits in a mixing bowl, take all the biscuits and grind the biscuits to a fine powder in a mixer grinder. Take it out in a bowl.

Grate the paneer with a grater and grind it in a mixer grinder until it turns into a fine paste.

Add the powdered biscuits and their cream to the paneer. Knead the mixture well.

Add butter, condensed milk, and Cardamom Powder into a hot kadai on medium-low heat and slowly stir until the mixture starts to bubble.

Add the Paneer and Biscuit mixture to it and slowly mix it well with a spatula. Once the mixture becomes thick, switch off the heat.

Let the mixture cool a little.

Grease the Modak mold with little butter and take a small portion of the mixture at a time in your palm and roll it.

Press the mixture in the mold and shape it. Remove the Excess mixture.

Now slowly remove the Modak and place it on a buttered plate. Your modaks are ready!

 

Chocolate Modak:

This is a modern take on the traditional modak recipes and is loved by both adults and children. These chocolate modaks are sure to be a hit amongst children on Ganesh Chaturthi.

Ingredients:

Condensed milk

Regular milk

Chocolate chips

Digestive biscuits

Nuts of your choice.


Preparation Method:

Mix condensed milk with regular milk and bring it to a boil.

Add chocolate chips and stir them in to melt. 

Put the mixture on a flame and let it boil until it thickens. 

Add some powdered digestive biscuits to it and some chopped nuts to make them crunchy. 

Shape them like modaks and allow them to set. Serve chilled. 

Malai Modak

 Prepared from paneer, these modaks are very rich in taste and flavourful. Follow these simple steps to make some delicious modaks and treat your family.

Ingredients:

Paneer (cottage cheese)

Condensed Milk

Saffron


Preparation Method:

Crush soft cottage cheese of paneer and put it in a pan.

Turn the flame on, add condensed milk to the paneer and keep stirring until the paneer gets mashed properly.

Flavour the mixture with saffron and then turn the flame off.

Let the mixture cool and then add it to the modak mould to shape it.

 Cream Cheese Rose Modak

The Cream Cheese Rose Modak takes festivity to altogether a different level. Follow these simple steps to make some delicious modaks and treat your family.

 Ingredients:

2 cups ricotta cheese 

1 cup sweetened condensed milk ½ cup 

½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

2 tbsp peppermint essence

Modak moulds

 Preparation Method:

Heat a heavy-bottomed pan.

Add the ricotta cheese and cook for 6-8 minutes, stirring constantly.

As the ricotta cheese starts to thicken, add the condensed milk to the pan.

Cook the mixture for an additional 4-5 minutes stirring constantly.

Add the chocolate chips, cocoa powder, and peppermint essence and immediately turn off the heat.

Stir well to ensure all the ingredients are mixed evenly and the chocolate chips have melted.

Set aside and allow it to cool till the mixture can be touch.

Once cooled, stuff the mixture into the Modak moulds and refrigerate for some time till the moulds are set. (2-4 hours).

Once set, remove from moulds and serve.

 

Gulkand Modak

This simple modak recipe give you a refreshing flavour for modaks. Follow these simple steps to make some delicious modaks and treat your family.

Ingredients:

300 gm desiccated coconut 

10 ml condensed milk 

Few drops of rose essence

Green colour - optional

100 gm gulkand (Rose petal jam)

1 tsp cardamom powder

25gm almond powder

 

 Preparation Method:

Mix desiccated coconut with condensed milk, rose essence and colour, knead well and form into a dough.

Prepare gulkand mixture by combining almond powder, cardamom powder.

Stuff the gulkand mixture in the coconut dough and form modak into moulds.

Can be refrigerated and served chilled.

Dips- rose syrup, chocolate sauce, saffron syrup, strawberry.

 

So which modak recipe are you going to try this Ganesh Chaturthi 2021?

 

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