Talniche Modak / Maharashtrian Fried Modak Recipe

To make 21-23 modak Ingredients For Cover All purpose flour / Maida - 1/2 cup Semolina / Sooji - 1/4 cup Milk - 1...

To make 21-23 modak


For Cover

All purpose flour / Maida - 1/2 cup
Semolina / Sooji - 1/4 cup
Milk - 1/4 cup
Oil - 2 tsp
Salt to taste

For Filling

Dry grated coconut - 1 cup (Use fresh shredded coconut if available)
Grated jaggery - 1/3 cup
Almonds - 10 (Sliced)
Green cardamom - 6
Milk - 4 tsp
Pinch of salt


  • Mix all purpose flour and semolina together. Add salt to taste. 
  • Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan. Oil should be little warm. Add into flour and mix well. Remove all the lumps.
  • Now start kneading the dough by adding little milk at a time. Dough should be stiff than regular chapati dough. Cover the dough with plastic wrap. Let it rest for 20-25 minutes. Meanwhile, make the filling for modak.
  • Take coconut in a mixing bowl. Add grated jaggery and mix well. Microwave this mixture for a minute. Give it a quick stir.
  • Add 4 tsp of milk and mix well. Again microwave this mixture for a minute.
  • Finally add sliced almonds, pinch of salt and cardamom powder. Now the filling is ready.
  • Take a blueberry sized ball and roll it like a thin puri. Roll it as thin as possible. If the cover is thin, modak will become more crispy.
  • Place a big spoonful of filling on it. Fold the edges as shown in picture and gather them at the center. Make sure you seal it nicely. 
  • Follow the same steps to make rest of the modaks. 
  • Keep them covered with kitchen towel.
  • Deep fry them nicely till they get brown color. 
  • Transfer them onto paper towel.

  • Let them cool down completely before you serve them. Store them into  a air tight container or zip lock bag.


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  1. looks good

  2. Bookmarked!!! Yummm...I luv Modak!

  3. Wonderful! Looks tasty too!
    I specially liked the modak pleats - they have come very neat. I am now tempted to try them !

  4. So beautifully done, for a minute I thought you had used molds..

  5. so pretty...great effort in taking step by step pictures..the modaks look very crispy and yummy..

  6. I neer knew that we can fry Modeks.. but neverthless, this seems to b such a tempting version of already indulgant modaks.. Gawd !! I am never tired of sweets :(

    Lovely descriptive post.. :)

  7. This looks very tempting...Never knew that modaks can be fried too...

  8. looks so lovely and great clicks...

  9. You have done the modaks beautifully! They are so cute! :)

  10. Such cute looking modals. We make similar in the south, but we do not use APF though. Its so nice to see your step by step version.

  11. perfectly made dear...the modaks look so so delicious.....drooling over the pics....beautiful clicks n nice presentation !!

  12. perfectly done. Looks delicious

  13. Wow they looks damn cute and quite addictive, You have done extremely prefect Poonam.

  14. Lovely recipes, u have a nice space here..glad to follow u ..

  15. These look perfect! You make the rolling part look so easy, but I`m sure if I tried it would look like some deformed lump..

  16. Amazing modak n perfect shapes...

  17. This is so new to me... looks delicious.

  18. Can you show the folds in detail



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