Serving size: 2 in no
Portion size: 15 pcs
For stuffing-
Coconut fresh grated 1 cup (Approx. 80 g)
Jaggery powdered ¾ cup (Approx. 100 gm)
Sesame seeds, roasted 2 tsp
Cardamom powder ¼ tsp

For outer covering-
Rice flour 1 cup
Water 1.5 cup
Salt 1/8 tsp
Ghee 1 tsp


For Stuffing:

  • Put a saucepan on a medium flame, add grated coconut and grated jaggery together.
  • Stir until the jaggery melts and the ingredients mix.
  • Add roasted sesame seeds and cardamom power, mix well until all the moisture evaporates.
  • Once the mixture is dry. Keep aside to cool.

For Outer covering:

  • Take a water in a saucepan. Add pinch of salt and put it on heat.
  • Once the water comes to boil, add ghee and mix well.
  • Add rice flour and stir immediately to dissolve the lumps.
  • Cover the pan with a lid and steam it for 2- 3 mins.
  • Take the vessel off the heat and allow the mixture to cool.
  • Once the mix is cool enough to touch, knead it into smooth soft dough. Apply water to the palms and knead the dough to get smooth lump free dough.
  • Divide the dough in 15 balls.
  • Take a ball and press it in a centre with the thumb, and shape it into a flat disk or shallow bowl shape.
  • Place the modak filling in the centre.
  •  Now using your thumb and first finger, start pinching the little edges and make the pleats.
  • Bring all the edge together and seal it. Make all the modak in the similar way.
  • You can also use readymade modak mould.
  • Meanwhile, keep the steamer ready with water. Bring the water to boil.
  • Arrange the modak on a banana leaf, brush the modak with water and keep them in the steamer.
  • Cover the steamer with a lid and steam them for 10-15 mins on medium flame.
  • The ukadiche modak are ready to be offered to lord Ganesh.

Nutritive value as per serving ( 2 pcs)

Calories – 168 Kcal
Protein – 2 gram
Sodium – 93 mg
Potassium – 121 mg
Phosphorus – 46 mg