Celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with Tassyam – Special Modak Recipe

Celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with Tassyam – Special Modak Recipe

Lord Ganesh’s favourite food is Modak and it is made to celebrate the joyous occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi at every household in India. Make this healthy, nutty, fruity, sugar-free indulgence of Dry Fruit Modak to offer Lord Ganesh and celebrate the day gloriously.

 

May Lord Ganesha, the destroyer of all obstacles grace you with peace and prosperity. Ganpathi Bappa Morya!

 

 

Dry Fruits Modak

 

Total Cook Time : 40 minutes

 

Servings – 21 pcs

 

Ingredients:

 

10 Figs or Anjeer

8-10 Seedless Dates

1 Cup of Nuts – Almonds, Cashew, Pistachio, Walnuts, Peanuts or Nuts of Your Choice

1tsp Sesame Seeds

1tsp Chironji

1tsp Khus Khus

1/2 Chopped Dry Fruits of You choice – Raisins, Apricots

1tsp Cardamom Powder

1tsp Nutmeg Powder

2tsp Ghee

2tsp Dessicated Coconut

 

Instructions:

 

1. Soak figs and dates separately for two hours

2. Take all the nuts and grind them coarsely or roughly chop them by hand

3. Add 1tsp of ghee in a pan and roast the nuts and Keep them aside

4. In the same pan, add the sesame seeds, chironji, poppy seeds or khus khus and dessicated coconut. Roast them well

5. Take the soaked dates and fig. Grind them to a smooth paste in a blender

6. In the pan add 1tsp of ghee and also add the fig-dates paste. Saute it for 2mins

7. Now add the chopped dry fruits- raisins and apricots

8. Mix thoroughly and add the roasted nuts mix

9. Mix them all together in low flame so that they all well-infused

10. Now add the coconut and seeds mixture along with cardamom and nutmeg powder. Mix it.

11. Once the mixture thickens, turn off the flame

12. Take a modak-shaped mould and apply ghee on it. Put the mixture in the mould to give a perfect shape

13. Your Dry Fruit Modak is ready for the offering


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