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WATCH: How to make steamed modaks

Last updated on: September 13, 2018 08:55 IST

Rediff reader Sheetal Alva shows us how to make Lord Ganesha's favourite sweet -- modak.
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Steamed modaks with jaggery filling. Photograph: Ashish Narsale/

Makes: 12 to 13 modaks


For the mould

For the stuffing


For the mould

For the stuffing

Making the modak

Tip: Do not over heat jaggery. Keep it light brown.
Do not over steam the modaks; else they will become hard.

Watch the video below to see how you can make steamed modaks at home.
Video: Ashish Narsale/

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Sheetal Alva