Dry Fruits Modak

Sweet dishes are all about happiness. Belonging to a “Maharashtrian Culture” this “modak” is familiar to everyone and is being mostly prepared in “Ganpati festival”. As Lord Ganesh loves this food, so after offering it to the Lord, the food becomes “Sattvic (sattva gun)”(the mode of goodness), which brings positive energy and that is very much essential in today’s life for our individual growth in all aspects. Also, it is said that -what we eat is what we are’. So, one must try out this dish.


  • 1 Cup Maida/Wheat Flour
  • 1 Cup Cashews (Chopped)
  • 1 Cup Almonds (Chopped))
  • 1 Cup Powdered Sugar/Jaggery
  • 1 Cup Dry Coconut Crush
  • 1 Cup Water
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Cardamom Powder


Prep: 25 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes

  1. Take Maida/wheat flour, add salt to it and by putting water slowly make a soft dough. Then cover the dough with a small cloth and keep it aside for 15mins.
  2. Till then prepare a mixture of all the items: coconut crush, cashews, almonds, cardamom powder and powdered sugar.
  3. Then make small size chapatis of the dough and put 1 tsp prepared mixture in all of them.
  4. Afterwards, heat the deep pan on low flame and pour soybean oil (Fortune) in it.
  5. Till the pan gets heated uptake the chapati one by one and make curly folds from sides to make it like conical shapes.
  6. Then deep fry these modak in the pan till it becomes golden brown and crunchy.
  7. Then take out modak on tissue paper to remove excess oil from it and serve it to the family.
  8. All set to go for this tasty and crunchy modak.