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Nice delicious Ganpati Festival delicacy !

Preparation time : 15 mts
Cooking time : 20 mts
Serves : 4 people


For Dough

  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour / Maida
  • 3 tsp Rawa / Soji/Cream of wheat
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tsp Oil

For Stuffing

  • 2 cups frozen shredded Coconut
  • 1 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Khoya / Mawa
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Poppy Seeds
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • Oil for frying
How to make Modak? - Marathi Recipe


To make dough

  • Heat up 2 tsp oil in a pan.
  • Take all purpose flour, soji, salt, mix well and add hot oil, mix by using spoon.
  • Keep on adding small amount of water at a time and start to knead th dough.
  • Knead the dough till it becomes stiff but yet little bit soft.
  • Cover the dough and keep for 30 mts.

For filling -

  • Heat up pan on a medium heat, add coconut and cook for 4 to 5 mts.
  • Add sugar, dry fruits, mix and coo for 2 mts.
  • Add khoya, mix and add cardamom powder and mix well.

To make Modak -

  • Take a tsp of oil and again knead dough to make it soft.
  • Take a small ball from the dough and roll like a thin poori.
  • Add the filling and start to close edges by making small folds and gather it at center and close to form a small peak.

Now deep fry all modak till it gets nice golden color.


  • Close edges of Modak nicely otherwise all filling may come out while frying the modak.
  • Dont cook filling for longer time otherwise it will become dry

How to make Modak? - Marathi Recipe

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Comments :

No Image Deepa Kotasthane :     22 October 2013
hi madhura, nice to watch your video.. i will try modak today. Ankhin ek saangay che hote,tujhi mulgi khub gode aahes may god bless her my husband is from sholapur and i am brought up in Bhopal(both are mahrashtrian) many dishes I dont know how to jwarichi bhakri,poli of..typical solapur paatern? I am trying jwarichi bhakri after learning from your video...but it will take time to come up with the perfect one, as liked by my hubby. Keep posting good receipes like this.Thanks

No Image shalini :     9 September 2013
"HAPPY GANESH CHATURTHI" to u & ur family. I preapred this modak it turned out very well. Thank u for this woderful recipe.

No Image Shubha Mondkar :     4 September 2013
Hi Madhura! I just love your site.I have learnt a lot.Thankyou.I would like you to post a complete menu of Ganesh Chathurthi,no onion no garlic.Please.

No Image rutuja :     28 August 2013
your modak i want to eat