Finger Millet MODAK

  • 6 PeopleServes
  • 10 minPrep Time
  • 15 minCooking
  • easyDifficulty
  • Cuisine : Indian
  • Category : Finger Millet


Step by Step method

  • Preparation:

  • This recipe involves two steps

  • Preparing the Filling:

  • 1.Add coconut and jaggery to a pan.

  • 2.Heat on a low flame for 5 minutes while stirring to ensure coconut and jaggery don’t burn.

  • 3.Add saffron to the pan and mix well.

  • 4.Heat for another 2 to 3 minutes on a low flame.

  • 5.Mix in green cardamom powder, turn off the flame and keep it aside to cool.

  • Preparing the Modak:

  • 1.Add ragi flour and rice flour to a bowl.

  • 2.In a separate pan, add ¼ cup of water and bring to a boil.

  • 3.Add ghee and flour mix to the boiling water.

  • 4.Heat on a low flame for 3 minutes.

  • 5.Grease the base of a steel bowl with ghee.

  • 6.To this bowl, add the mixture and knead till it becomes a smooth dough.

  • 7.Take a little dough, roll it into a small ball and flatten it with your palm.

  • 8.Place a spoonful of the filling in the middle. Bring together the edges of the dough to gently seal in the stuffing and create the desired modak shape.

  • 9.Similarly prepare all the modak.

  • 10.Steam for 10 to 15 minutes.

  • Ragi modak is ready to be served hot.