Ganesh Chaturthi Special: 6 Modak Recipes On Aamhi Saare Khavayye To Try When You Bring Bappa Home

Here are six different types of modaks on Aamhi Saare Khavayye that you can make to ring in the festive vibes at your home.

Kedar Koli

August 19, 2020


4 min


Ganesh Chaturthi is just around the corner and the country is all set to welcome Bappa home. Within a week, everyone’s houses will be filled with festive vibes, glittery decoration, and mouth-watering food. Ganesh Chaturthi is a grand affair indeed and we’re sure you are also planning to prepare some delicacies to ring in the festive season. While you might be busy thinking about what to make, there’s something you just can’t miss during Ganesh Chaturthi and that is the traditional modak. Considered to be Lord Ganesh’s favourite food (and ours too!), these dumplings are typically made with jaggery and grated coconut. But if you’re looking to experiment with something new this year, you’re certainly at the right place! Here are six different types of modaks on Aamhi Saare Khavayye you can try when you bring Bappa home.

1. Strawberry Modak

These strawberry modak are made with strawberry pulp which is used as a mixture instead of the grated coconut used normally. When mixed with dry fruits and cardamom powder, the modak is even more tempting to taste. It’s a perfect dish for all those who want to eat something sugar-free during the festival. So, when are you planning to make them for yourselves?

Watch the recipe for strawberry modak below.

2. Beetache Modak

If you are conscious about your health and still want to indulge in eating modak, here’s one recipe you can try. Ever heard of modak made out of beetroot? Well, you have now! This dish can be prepared simply by adding grated beetroot to a frying pan and mixing it with coconut, sugar, cardamom powder, and milk. Allow this mixture to cool down and then set it in the shape of a modak with the help of a mould. That’s all folks! Simple isn’t it? Go try this recipe now.

3. Papaya Modak

This modak is a fruity delight for everyone during the Ganesh Chaturthi and the recipe is as easy as it sounds. The stuffing that goes inside the Modak includes cashew powder, jaggery, khuskhus, saffron, and Papaya slices which are cooked with a spoonful of ghee. This is then added inside the modak. Papaya modak is recommended by the chef himself so the authentic taste of a modak is guaranteed!

4. Paneer Mawa Modak

This modak is full of flavours as it contains paneer, butter, mawa, crushed dry fruits, and grated coconut. Mix the mawa, paneer, and butter in a thick bottomed pan. Stir until the mixture thickens. Put this mixture in a mould and take them out once they are set. Lo and behold! These delicious modaks are ready to eat!

5. Bhajyanchya Saaliche Modak

We’re sure that you would have never heard of this recipe, let alone made it before. This quirky modak recipe is made out of the vegetable peels that are usually thrown away. These peels are first ground in a mixer along with coconut and khuskhus. This is then stuffed along with other ingredients in a mould to make modaks. Do give it a try by watching the recipe now!

6. Chocolate Modak

These chocolate modak are just the perfect dose of sweetness we require during the festival. Made using melted chocolate and condensed milk, this recipe is a hit amongst the young children who won’t be able to get enough of these mouth-watering modak. We’re looking forward to trying them out, are you?

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