Rajbhog Modak

Prep time
5 min
Cooking time
20 min
Cousine / Course
Indian Sweets
Servings
10

Preparation

Ingredients

  • तूप / घी / Ghee – 4 tbsp
  • दूध पावडर / Milk powder – 2 cup
  • दूध / Milk – 1 cup
  • काजू / Cashew – 1 tbsp
  • पिस्ता / Pistachios – 1 tsp
  • बदाम / Almonds – 2 tbsp
  • पिठी साखर / शक्कर / Sugar powdered – 1/4 cup
  • वेलदोडा / इलायची / Cardamom – 1/2 tsp
  • Kesar milk – 2 tbsp
  • Edible Silver / Varak

Ingredients

  1. Making Hard Mawa
  2. Add 1 tbsp ghee to pan, heat on low
  3. Add 1 cup milk powder, roast for 30 sec on low heat
  4. Add 1/4 cup milk, mix well, break lumps, cook till mixture thickens/hardens. set aside cool down completely
  5. Making Soft Mawa
  6. Add 1 tbsp ghee to pan, heat on low
  7. Add 1 cup milk powder, roast for 30 sec on low heat
  8. Add 1/2 cup milk, mix well, break lumps, cook till mixture thickens/hardens. set aside cool down completely
  9. Now add few drops of ghee in pan, add cashew, pistachios, almonds, roast till light golden, turn off heat and let it cool down
  10. Chop half of roasted nuts and grind remaining nuts to powder, set aside
  11. Heat a pan on medium, add soft mawa, add powdered sugar, cardamom powder, kesar milk, mix well, break all lumps
  12. Add 1 tbsp ghee, mix well well
  13. Add crumbled hard mawa, mix well
  14. Add chopped nuts, mix well
  15. Turn off heat, transfer to a bowl, let it cool down
  16. Divide the mawa in equal portions, you can use tbsp spoon to make equal pieces
  17. Take a portion, massage to make it smooth, roll in your hands to make round, give it modak shape
  18. Now using a toothpick, mark lines on top, and bottom and join them
  19. Repeat for all modak
  20. Decorate with kesar strands, silver varak

Tips

  1. Washing paneer with cold water is must to remove vinegar smell
  2. If you like you can use mold to make Modak
  3. While making modak if mawa is cracking microwave for 10 sec

How to serve

  1. Serve fresh
  2. Store in refrigerator for 2-3 days

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