Instant Rava Modaką„¤ Semolina modak with Condensed milk sooji-modak
Recipe type: Sweets
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
  • Semolina - ½ cup (100 gms)
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • Condensed Milk - ½ cup
  • Ghee - 2 tbsp
  • Almonds - 10 to 12 (finely chopped )
  • Pistachios - 20 to 25 (finely chopped)
  • Green cardamom - ½ tsp ( 7 to 8 )
  • Powdered sugar - 1 tbsp
  • Saffron strands - 20 to 25
  1. Take 20 to 25 saffron strands,put 2 tbsp milk and mix it, till the saffron gives off color.
  2. Take a pan, turn on flame heat it. Add ghee to the pan. Now add ½ cup semolina.Roast regularly by stirring it till it changes color. Keep the flame medium.Roast the semolina for full 8 to 9 minutes. Once the semolina is roasted and ready. add milk to it. Reduce the flame and stir the mix too. Add saffron milk to it too.Add ½ cup condensed milk to it too. Mix it well and cook until it forms a dense dough. Slightly increase the flame.
  3. When dough is dense and cooked, Take it out in a separate thali and cool it. Turn off flame. Let the dough cool down.
  4. For stuffing take a pan, turn on flame heat it. Once heated, Add 10 to 12 finely chopped almond pieces, 20 to 25 pistachios finely chopped, slightly roast them. Roast to remove moisture for half a minute. Turn off flame. Add ½ tsp cardamom powder, 1 tbsp powdered sugar , add a little dough in it so that the stuffing binds. Mix well. Once the stuffing is ready , take it out in a bowl. As the dough prepared is slightly hot, press it with a spoon. Once it slightly cools, grease your hands with ghee and slightly knead the dough.
  5. To make modaks, take a modak mould,remove its pin. Put a little dough in the mould,that fits in the mould. Take a small spoon that goes inside the mould, Press and fill the dough in the mould.Leave a little space in the centre to add stuffing.Take the stuffing in a small spoon and fill in the modak mould and press it, Take out a little stuffing, and take a small spoon. Put stuffing in it and press it. Close it on all sides and make it even with hands. Then Open the mould and place the modaks in a separate plate.Prepare all the modaks likewise.
  6. Delicious Semolina Modaks are ready.These are mouth drooling and sumptuous modaks. You can prepare it easily. Keep them out in open for 2 to 3 hours to dry. Fill them in a container and keep in a fridge and relish for a week. Serve these tempting Sooji Modaks to friends and family on Ganesh Chaturthi and all festive occasions.
Recipe by Indian Good Food at