Vegan Moong Dal Modak | A Nutty, Spiced Twist on Traditional Indian Sweets

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Vegan Moong Dal Modak Recipe

Welcome to the world of Indian sweets! Today, we’re excited to share with you a unique twist on the traditional modak recipe – Moong Dal Modak.

Modak is a classic Indian sweet that’s usually made with rice flour and stuffed with a filling of coconut, jaggery, and cardamom. However, Moong Dal Modak is a delicious variation that uses moong dal (yellow lentils) instead of rice flour to make the outer shell. The filling is made with a mixture of roasted moong dal, jaggery, grated coconut, and aromatic spices like cardamom and nutmeg.

This Recipe is free from :

  • Wheat
  • Peanuts
  • tree nuts
  • dairy
  • casein
  • soy
  • egg
  • sesame
  • fish
  • shellfish

 Ingredients For Vegan Moong Dal Modak

  1. Moong dal – 1 Cup
  2. Vegetable Oil – 3 TBSP
  3. Powdered Sugar – 1 Cup
  4. Cardamom powder – 1 TSP
  5. Raisins for garnishing.

How To Make Vegan Moong Dal Modak Recipe

  1. In a pan add moong dal and 1 TBSP oil . Roast the dal on medium to low flame till it turns nice golden color. This will take upto 15-20 minutes.
  2. Grind the roasted dal in into fine powder , with a texture similar to besan that we besan that we use for making ladoos.
  3. Add the powdered dal and 2 TBSP oil to pan. Initially the dal will soak all the oil. Roast the powdered dal on medium to low flame till it starts releasing oil and releases a nutty flavor.
  4. Let the dal cool down . Add powdered sugar and cardamom powder and mix well.
  5. Take a handful of mixture , place some raisins at center and shape into a ball. Place the ball in modak mold and shape it into a modak

We hope you enjoyed learning how to make Moong Dal Modak, a delicious and healthy twist on the traditional Indian sweet. This dessert is a fusion of moong dal and classic modak flavors that creates a unique and tasty treat that’s perfect for any festive occasion.

Remember, cooking is all about experimenting and making the recipe your own. Feel free to adjust the spices or sweetness level to suit your taste buds. With a little bit of practice and patience, you can perfect the art of making these delightful Moong Dal Modaks.

So, go ahead and treat yourself to this delicious dessert, and share it with your loved ones. We’re sure they’ll love it as much as we do!

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