Fried Modak / Fried sweet dumplings

This Recipe is free from :




☒tree nuts








Ingredients - 


Stuffing - 

1.freshly grated coconut - 3 cups

2. Jaggery -  grated - 1 and half cup

3. sugar - 1/2 cup

4. cardamom powder - 1 tsp

5. nutmeg powder - 1 tsp

Covering - 

1. Wheat Flour - 1 Cup

 2. Vegetable oil - 1 TBSP

 3. Salt to taste

 4, Water

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Method - 


Stuffing - 

1. Mix the coconut , jaggery , sugar and mix well. Cook the mixture on medium flame till starts leaving the sides dry. 

2. Add cardamom powder , nutmeg powder and mix well.



  1. Heat 1 TBSP oil till it gets very hot. Add hot oil , salt to wheat flour . Mix the ingredients well, till you get a texture like bread crumbs.

  2. Add a little water at a time to mixture and knead a soft dough like chapati dough.


For Modak - 


1.Knead the dough again and make small balls from it. Roll pari or small puri from it.The pari should neither too thick and not too thin. Use any dry flour while rolling pari.

2.Add stuffing and make plates. Bring them together and seal them properly.

3.Heat up oil on medium heat. Drop modak one by one and fry until they get nice golden from all sides.

4. Take them out of oil and drain excess oil and transfer them into a dish.

5. Fried modak are ready.