PEANUT – DRY FRUITS MODAK

Lord Ganesh loves Modak / Kozhukkatta. Kozhukkatta is usually made with coconut, jaggery and rice flour. Here’s a recipe of a Modak that has different ingredients, quick and easy to make. Prepare and offer it to Lord Ganesh.

Ingredients

Peanut — 1 cup

Jaggery — 1/2 cup

Dates — 1/2 cup

Almonds, cashews — 3 tbsp

Ghee — 2 tsp.

Method

Dry roast peanut for 5-7 minutes in low heat. Cool it , remove skin. To remove skin either rub the peanut between your palms or place the peanut inside a towel and rub it. Grind the peanut. Add the jaggery to the peanut powder and grind again. Add a teaspoon of ghee to the peanut mixture and knead well. Deseed the dates and grind well. Powder the dry-fruits add this to the dates add 1/2 tsp ghee mix well and make small balls. Take small quantity of peanut-jaggery mixture, flatten them and give a circular shape. Now place a dates- dry-fruits ball and slowly cover the dates-dry-fruits with peanut-jaggery mixture and shape it into a Modak. Lord Ganesh prasad is ready.

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