Preparation time 20 minutes
Cooking time 15 minutes
For 4 Persons
Milk 3 cup
Sugar 4 tbsp
Fresh Coconut shredded ½ cup
Jaggery 2 tbsp
Cardamom Powder ¼ ts
Rice Flour ½ cup
Ghee 1 tbsp
Mixed Nuts for garnishing
Take Milk in a clay pot. Add Sugar and pinch of Cardamom Powder. Put the pot on high flame to boil Milk. Keep it a side to use later.
Take shredded Fresh Coconut, Jaggery and pinch of Cardamom Powder in a non-stick pan and sauté it on low flame. When sautéed, leave it to cool down.
Then, prepare number of balls of prepared Coconut mixture.
Take ½ cup of water in a pan and put it on medium flame. Add Ghee in it. When Ghee is melted and water is hot, remove the pan from flame.
Take Rice Flour in a bowl. Add prepared hot water with Ghee gradually as needed to knead semi stiff dough. Knead it very well.
Set prepared Rice Flour dough in small modak moulds. Stuff them with prepared Fresh Coconut balls. Prepare all small modak.
Put the pot of Milk again on medium flame. When Milk starts to boil, add all prepared Modak in boiling Milk. Boil it until Modak are cooked well. Stir occasionally to prevent Milk boiling over.
Leave it to cool down to normal temperature.
Add Mixed Nuts.
Our Venerable Lord Ganapatti Bappa
Kerala Style…Modak Payasam…