Fried modak/Ganesh chaturthi special

Often after hearing about modak we do thing about rice flour stuff one which is really awesome,but I am making today fried modak for a change.The stuffing that I have used is the same only added khoya to it.Ganesha’s favourite sweet is modak as we all know.

So today being the 10th day of Ganpati festival and offering Lord these fried modak .the stuffing used in this modak can also to used for stuffing parathas or gujiyas.

Do check my You Tube channel purvanchalstadka for video

Let’s get the recipe quick

Fried Modak


  • 1 1/2 cup grated fresh coconut
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup khoya
  • 3 tablespoon saunth powder/ dry ginger powder
  • 1 tablespoon elaichi powder
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 cup maida/refined flour
  • 1 cup wheat flour
  • Oil for deep frying and shortening


For stuffing –

  • Heat ghee in a kadhai
  • Add in grated coconut
  • Saute for a minute
  • Add sugar
  • Let it melt, keep stirring
  • Once,sugar has melted completely
  • Add saunth powder and elaichi powder
  • Mix well
  • Off the flame and add khoya
  • Mix it well
  • Cool down to room temperature completely

For Dough-

  • Take both the flour into a bowl add oil
  • Mix it well,to a crumbly texture
  • Now add water and make a soft dough
  • Start rolling small puris and stuff the mixture

  • Shape them up like modak
  • Make all in this manner
  • Heat oil in kadhai for deep frying
  • Once the oil is hot start frying all the modak till golden brown
  • Remove on kitchen paper
  • Serve it to Ganpati and enjoy them
  • Isn’t it simple and quick to make
  • Do try them,you can even make yummy parathas out of it for kids lunch box
  • Until next time keep exploring
  • Thank you from Purvanchal’s Tadka

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