Whole Wheat Flour Fried Modak For Ganesh Chaturthi


For Outer layer

  • 1 cup maida or Wheat flour

  • ¼ cup water or as needed

  • 2 tbsp ghee

  • 1 pinch of Salt



  • 1 tsp ghee

  • 1 cup Grated coconut

  • ½ cup Jaggery powdered

  • ¼ tsp Cardamom  powder



Method (How to make modak at home for ganpati festival)

For stuffing

  • In a pan, add ghee, grated coconut and fry  coconut till water evaporate, add jaggery, cardamom powder and mix well.

  • Cook over medium flame until the jaggery melts and again becomes thick and start leaving the sides. Keep for cool down completely.

For dough

  • Add melted ghee and salt into the aata or maida and mix well add water and make a little stif dough. Let the dough be stiff, not too loose.

  • Make small balls with dough and roll into small chapaties.

  • Make equal sizes balls with the coconut filling.

  • Keep one ball of stuffing in the middle of the small chapati.

  • Pleet it on the top and pinch to seal it. Repeat to finish all, in the same way.



  • Heat enough oil or ghee in the kadhai, once hot, put the flame to medium. Drop few modaks at a time. Cook in medium or low flame until light golden from all sides, drain in paper towels.

  • Fry all modak with the same manner and serve.