Ragi Modak [Ragi sweet dumpling]


Ragi Modak


Cuisine Style: South India | Cooking Time: 15 minutes | To Serve: 4 | Type: ganesh chaturthi special sweet

Ingredients

Outer layer of ragi modak

  • Ragi flour - 1 cup
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Powdered sugar - 1 tbsp
  • Salt a pinch

For Filling

  • Coconut [Grated] - ½ cup
  • Jaggery [grated] - ½ cup
  • Cashew nuts - 6 [ghee roasted, grated]
  • Almonds - 5 [ghee roasted, grated]
  • Raisins - 5[ghee roasted, chopped]
  • Pista - 5 [ghee roasted, grated]
  • Ghee - 4 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder - ½ tbsp

Preparation Method

Outer layer of ragi modak

  • Mix ragi flour, salt, powdered sugar. Boil water in a broad pan. Once its boiled then add ragi flour and continuously stir well. Once it becomes smooth dough cut off heat, cover it and keep it to cool down.

For Filling

  • Heat pan with ghee add grated coconut sauté till light brown then add grated jaggery and mix well and cut off heat then add all grated nuts and cardamom powder and mix well.

Final Cut

  • Once the dough is ready divide it into equal portions of balls and flatten each ball into circle shape then fill them with stuffing.
  • Hold & stretch all the corners toward the top and merge at the top.
  • Repeat this for all balls.
  • Then place all modak in a steamer or idly cooker and steam it for 5 min then serve hot.

Modak Mould

Modak Mould

Tip

  • Use modak mould to ease the process of making modak.

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