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Ukdiche Modak (sweet stuffed rice flour dumplings)

Ingredients :

Ukadiche ModakFor the stuffing:

Fresh grated/scraped coconut - 1 cups
Jaggery-  1/2 cups
Cardamom powder – 1 Teaspoon

 For the covering :
Rice Flour - 1 cup
Water -  1 cup
oil – ½ Tablespoon
2 pinches of salt
Maida – 1 Tablespoon

How to Make :

 stuffing :
In a thick bottomed pan, mix grated coconut, jaggery. When jaggery starts melting, mix well and Ukadiche Modakcook on medium heat for 5-6 mins. Add cardamom powder and Filling is ready.

covering which is known as ukad :

In a thick bottomed pan, boil 1 cup water with oil and salt. Add rice flour and maida to boiling water and mix well stirring continuously for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and put a lid on the pan. After 2-3 minutes,knead the flour when its hot. You can add little warm water to make a soft dough.

Divide the dough into small balls. Place the ball on the palm and flatten it like a puri. (alternatively you can also roll it like a puri). Put 1 Tablespoon filling on the puri and bring together the ends in form of plates and form a tip and seal. Repeat the procedure for rest of the modaks. Once all the modaks are done, steam these modaks in a steamer/cooker for 10-12 minutes. Serve hot modaks with Ghee.