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strawberry modak
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Strawberry Modak recipe

Strawberry modak is an easy sweet and much loved by kids. Use natural strawberries to get a pink colored desserts perfect for Ganesh chaturthi
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: khoya modaks, mawa modak, modakam
Servings: 12

Equipment

  • Sieve
  • frying pan
  • modak mould
  • potato masher

Ingredients

  • 500 gm strawberry
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk powder
  • 1 teaspoon ghee

Instructions

  • In a bowl add sliced strawberries along with sugar. Keep it aside for 15 mins.
  • Mash them with a potato masher/ mathni to release the juices.
  • Sieve the mixture to leave the seeds/pieces out
  • In a pan,start cooking the mix on low flame
  • Soon it will start reducing,continue cooking on low flame and stirring continuously
  • Cook it on low flame until you get around ⅓ cup of puree.It will take close to 30 minutes on low flame.
  • Switch off the gas and add milk powder mixing it slowly.
  • Switch on the gas for few minutes, add 1 teaspoon of ghee to bind it together.
  • Once the mixture has cooled a bit, shape them into desired moulds/modak. This yields 12 modaks and can be stored in refrigerator.

Notes

You may increase the sugar if you prefer, this ratio yields lightly sweet modak.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g