BEETROOT MODAKS

It is very easy recipe using beetroot, milkpowder and nuts, coconut ,sugar. These modaks make a great treat to sharw with family and friends .

Traditionally Modaks are made with rice flour and coconut filling. But now a days different varieties of Modaks are being popular among people. So I made this special Beetroot Modak. It’s really very easy and scrumptious Modaks.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 tsp ghee / clarified butter
  • ½ cup milk
  • 3 tbsp beetroot puree
  • 1½ cup milk powder
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder
  • oil, for greasing mould
  • 2 tbsp cashew / kaju, chopped
  • 2 tbsp almond / badam, chopped

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Firstly, in a kadai heat 1 tsp ghee and add ½ cup milk.also..
  2. Add 3 tbsp beetroot puree.stir well making sure everything well combined..
  3. Now add 1½ cup milk powder keeping the flame on low, stir continuously. the mixture starts to thicken.
  4. After 13 minutes, the mixture starts to separate from the pan.wp-15988435527901769100361776275493.jpg
  5. Keep mixing until it forms a lump. finally, instant beetroot mawa is ready. transfer to a bowl and allow it to cool slightly.
  6. Now add ½ cup powdered sugar,  ½ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.
  7. Form a non-sticky dough by combining well.wp-1598843552984349216853045239619.jpg
  8. Grease the modak mould with ghee to prevent from sticking.
  9. Stuff the mawa mixture into the mould. Also, place 1 tsp of dry fruit mixture in the centre.
  10. Close tightly and scrape off excess mixture.
  11. Unmould the modak gently without breaking finally, Modak is ready to be served.

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NOTES :

  • Firstly, in place of instant mawa you can also use store brought mawa.
  • Additionally, stuffing dry fruits in between gives a crunchy bite to modak.
  • Also, cook on low flame to prevent from burning.
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