Motichoor Modak Recipe

Motichoor Modak Recipe

Motichoor Modak Recipe
Motichoor Modak Recipe

Modak is very popular sweet dish which is prepared especially during the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi. There are many variations of Modak. Traditionally, modaks were made with rice flour with generous fillings of gud and coconut. However, we can also make them with yet another Ganesha favourites, motichoor. Today I give you the recipe for Motichoor Modak and offer these as prasad to Lord Ganesha on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chathurthi.

Ingredients needed for Motichoor Modak

Besan – 2 cups
Sugar – 1 cup
Water – 3 cups
Milk – 1/4 cup
Cardamom powder – 1 tsp
Pistachios slivers – 1 tsp
Orange colour
Red colour
Ghee for frying

How to make Motichoor Modak

Heat the sugar with water to make sugar syrup with one thread consistency.

Add milk and orange colour in sugar syrup and keep aside.

Now add the red colour in 1 tsp milk and keep aside.

Make flowing besan batter.

Heat ghee in a frying pan.

Use a perforated spoon to pour the batter in the pan to make small boondi. Fry for 2-3 minutes.

Drain the boondi and put in the syrup.

Add cardamom powder and mix.

Divide into equal portions and make into modaks.

Garnish with pistachio slivers and apply red milk as tilak on each modak.

Cool the Motichoor Modaks and serve.

Enjoy Ganesh Chathurthi. Ganapati Bappa Moriya!!
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