This Ganesh Chaturthi, nourish the health of your loved ones while simultaneously please the Lord Ganesha with his favourite dish. Yes, we are talking about Dry Fruit Modak, which is prepared with a melange of dry fruits, desiccated coconut and ghee is super-delicious and nutritious and is best enjoyed . Modaks have always been prominent to this auspicious festival, which celebrates the birth of Lord Ganesha. Prepare this modak as an offering to the Lord and seek his blessings for good luck and fortune. Serve this delicious snack to all your loved ones as prasad and take everyone to the world of divine flavours. The dry fruits provide all the essential vitamins and minerals and also boost the immunity of the body. Why wait for this special festival to relish modak? You can prepare these bites even during birthday parties, pot lucks, kitty parties, game nights and family get together. If you have fussy kids at home, do not worry about their nutrition, just serve them with this delight and watch them gobble it all up. Try this easy recipe of Dry fruit modak within just a few easy steps and accurate measurements would work like a charm. So what are you waiting for? Head to the nearest grocery store and grab some simple ingredients, and get started. (Recipe: Banjara Restaurant)
How to make Dry Fruit Modak
Step 1- Form a dough by grinding dry fruits with ghee
To start preparing this delicious modak, grind cashews and almonds in a grinder. To this powdered mixture, add dry coconuts, raisins and dates and grind them as well with the help of a grinder. Now, add ghee and start pulsing the mixture again until it forms a dough. You can use a little amount of water if the dough isn’t coming together. Once you get a perfect dough for making modaks, transfer it to plate.
Step 2- Prepare modaks with the help of modak moulds
Grease the modak mould with oil and stuff the dough in those moulds. After a while, open the mould and there you have this delicious Dry Fruits Modak. Serve this modak as prasad to Lord Ganesha.