Dry Fruits Modak

Dry fruit modaks is a rich, nutritious & a healthier option of making prasad or neivedya for Ganpati Bappa. This recipe has sweetness from dates & figs in the natural form so there is no need to add sugar.

  1. ¾  cup dates (seeds removed)
  2. 6 figs very finely chopped
  3. ¼ cup almonds
  4. ¼ cup pistachio
  5. 2 tsp cashew-nuts
  6. a pinch of cardamom powder
  7. 1 tsp poppy seeds (slightly roasted)
  8. 4 tbsp clarified butter (ghee)
  1. In a pan dry roast the almonds pistachios & cashew-nuts. make them into a fine powder after they are cool.
  2. roughly chop the dates and add them along with the finely chopped figs into a pan with ghee. On a low flame, fry them continuously for about 8-10 minutes until it turns thick.Switch off the flame & let the date-fig mixture cool down. Grind the mixture into a smooth paste when it cools. Add the dry fruit powder, poppy seeds & cardamom powder to the date & ghee mixture.
  3. Add this into the pan & fry it for 3-4 minutes until all the dry fruits incorporate into a thick ball.
  4. You will have to work on making the modaks when the dry fruit mixture is warm. Add enough of the dry fruits mixture into the modak mould & prepare the modaks. The above quantity will make 8 modaks of the size 2 inch.

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