Talniche Modak

By Sangeeta on Sep 04, 2011

On Holy day of Ganesh Chaturthi...many types of modaks are prepared.......out of which this one is quick n easy 2 make....:)It is called talniche moak as in marathi frying is called talne....:)


i owe this to ma mom:)

Basic Information
Prep Time: Under 30 min
Cook Time: Under 30 min
Yield: 12-15 normal size
  • For Cover:
  • 1 cup all purpose flour /wheat flour / rice flour(for gluten free)
  • 2 tablespoon oil(hot)
  • Salt
  • Oil for deep frying
  • For Stuffing:
  • 1 cup fresh coconut (scraped)
  • 1/2 cup jaggery (grated)
  • 2 teaspoon poppy seeds(roasted)
  • 2 teaspoon sesame seeds(roasted)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • pinch of nutmeg powder

For Cover:

Mix all purpose flour and oil,till give crumble look.Add salt and water to make it a very stiff dough. Keep covered for 1/2 an hour.and make balls to the equal numbers of the stuffing balls.


For Stuffing:In a pan add jaggery and coconut together till jaggery melts and forms a uniform mixture with coconut.Mix remaining things.Mix well and make small lemon size balls.


For Modak:roll the dough balls into small puris,keep the stuffing ball and cover with the dough to give modak shape.


In a hot oil,deep fry the modak on medium heat.......serve hot...if wish can drizzle caramel or chocolate sauce for that extra oomph to ur dish:)

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