Rava modak is an easy variation of modak made with semolina or sooji and stuffed with a sweet filling of jaggery and fresh coconut.

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour

Ingredients of Rava Modak 

For stuffing:

  • ½ cup Coconut grated
  • ¼ cup Jaggery 
  • ¼ teaspoon Green cardamom seeds powder
  • ½ tablespoon Poppy seeds 
  • 4 Cashew nuts
  • 1 tablespoon Raisins

For outer cover:

  • ½ cup Sooji 
  • ½ cup Water
  • ½ cup Milk
  • ½ teaspoon Ghee 
  •  teaspoon Salt

How to Make Rava Modak

  1. Take coconut and jaggery in a pan and heat. Mix and cook till it becomes thick.
  2. Add poppy seeds, cashews, raisins and cardamom powder. Mix and cook a minute.
  3. Turn off the stove, remove the stuffing to a plate and let it cool down.
  4. Take semolina in a pan and dry roast with stirring constantly till it starts to change the color slightly.
  5. Take water and milk in a pan. Add ghee and turn the heat on medium, let the mixture come to a boil.
  6. Add roasted sooji and mix immediately. As soon as you mix, it will be like a thick paste.
  7. Keep stirring and cooking, within a few minutes it becomes thick and comes together like a dough.
  8. As soon as you can handle the dough, start kneading and make a smooth yet tight dough ball.
  9. Grease the modak mould using ghee. Keep it close. Take a small ball of dough and insert it into the mould.
  10. Using your finger, press it tightly around the edges. Fill the center with stuffing.
  11. Now close the bottom part with little dough and smooth out.
  12. Now unmould and arrange on the plate.



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