Fried Modak | Maida Kozhukattai | Ganesh Chaturthi Recipes

This is one simplest modak| modakam of all kozhukattai versions. As regular steamed version is little time consuming and you need to be perfect in outer dough. If you don't have a time to make the steamed version of kozhukattai then this is the perfect one:) And you won't go wrong in preparing this. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi | Vinayakar Chaturthi.


Dumplings / Kozhukattai /Modak outer shell

Maida / All Purpose Flour - 1/2 cup
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Oil - 1 tsp
Water for Kneading

For Poornam/Stuffing
Jaggery - 1/2 cup
Coconut grated - 1/2 cup
Elaichi Powder / Cardamom Powder - 1 tsp
Ghee(clarified butter)/Butter - 1 tsp

Time Required: 45 mins.


Step 01) Take a bowl add maida/ all purpose flour, salt and oil knead them nicely adding water tbsp by tbsp


Step 02) In a heavy bottom pan add jaggery with 1/4 cup of water and allow them to dissolve nicely then drain out the dust if any. Then add grated coconut and elaichi/ cardamom Powder and stir for 3 to 4 minutes. And switch off the flame. Allow them to cool, then roll it as small balls. 


Step 03)  And also make the dough in to small equal size balls as per the count of poornam balls

Step 04) Now dust and roll the ball in to little flat and place the poornam/sweet stuff and give a nice pleat and cover them nicely.



Step 05) Repeat till all the dough and stuffing is used up. Heat a oil for frying, when it is hot enough bring the flame to low, carefully drop the modak in to oil and fry them till the outer shell turns to golden brown. Drain them in to kitchen towel.


Fried modak is ready for offering.

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