Ukdiche Modak

Sweet dumplings stuffed with grated coconut and jaggery are an inseparable part of the celebrations in one of India's major festivals.
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Cooking Time

40 min

Meal Type


Preparation Time

10 min




  • For dough
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • ½ tsp ghee
  • 1 cup water
  • For Filling
  • 1 cup Desiccated coconut
  • 50 gm jaggery
  • Ghee
  • For Garnish
  • Jaggery
  • Saffron


  1. 1

    In a saucepan add an equal quantity of water and rice flour. Mix well and set aside in a bowl. Add ghee and make a soft dough. For the filling, heat a separate pan. Add the desiccated coconut and chopped jaggery mix well and set aside. Coat the moulded dough with the ghee. Roll the dough into little balls. Place them in the modak mould with the fillings shape them into a modak. Steam the modaks in a steamer for about 5 6 minutes. Set aside in a serving dish. Garnish with the jaggery and the saffron.

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