Monday, August 24, 2009

Modhakam - Ganesha chadhurthi special

Ganesha chadhurthi - Birthday of Lord Vinayaka.

Modhakam - Considered to be the favourite dish of Lord Ganesha. Hope kids will like this dish very much...
Ingredients:
1. Rice flour - 1 cup
2. Channa dal / Kadala paruppu - 1/2 cup
3. Finely chopped fresh coconut - 1/2 cup
4. Grated Jaggery - 1/2 cup
5. Ghee - 1/2 tbs
6. Salt - as required
7. Cardomom powder - pinch
Method:
1. Wash & soak the channa dal in water for 30 mins and half cook it in 1 cup of water. Drain water completely & Use this drained water for making the dough later. Grind the half cooked channa with a pinch of cardamom powder & keep this aside.
2. Heat 1/2 tbs ghee in a pan and saute the chopped coconut in it.
3. Now add all the ingredients together and make a soft dough out of it. Use the water drained from channa for making the dough.
4. Make small balls from the dough and cook in steam (idly maker) for 10 mins. Serve hot.

2 comments:

Sanghi said...

Mmm this is really yummy!

Chitra said...

Thank u Sanghi... :)

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