Teelache Panch Khadya Modak

“Teel” or Sesame seeds are used for preparing Ladoos during the winters during the Sankranti month. During this period, for the celebration of “Maghi Ganeshotsav” – Ganesh Jayanti, we prepare special Panch-Khadya(5 ingredients) Modaks using Sesame seeds and dry fruits; as an offering to Lord Ganesh.

Ingredients –

  • Shredded Jaggery- 2 bowls
  • Roasted Sesame seeds(Til) – 2 bowls
  • Cardamom powder – 1 tsp
  • Almonds powder – 1 bowl
  • Dry shredded Coconut – 1 bowl
  • Peanut crush – 1 bowl
  • Cashews powder – 1 bowl
  • Pure Ghee – 1 tsp

Preparation –

  • Take the roasted sesame seeds and dice them into a fine powder in mixer.
  • Heat the cooking pan.
  • Add the shredded coconut to the pan and roast for about a minute or two till it changes colour.
  • Move the Coconut to a mixing bowl
  • Add Sesame seeds powder.
  • Add Almond powder.
  • Add Peanut powder.
  • Add Cashew powder.
  • Add Cardamom powder.
  • Mix well.
  • Heat the Cooking pan.
  • Add pure ghee – 1 tsp
  • Add the Jaggery and let it melt.
  • Turn off the flame.
  • Add the mixture to the Jaggery. Ensure that entire mixture is not added and add slowly as per consistency required.
  • Mix well.
  • Move it out of the pan once it achieves a soft -dough like consistency.
  • Take the modak mould.
  • Open it and add apply some ghee.
  • Close the mould and add the mixture to the mould, pushing it inside.
  • Apply ghee to your fingers to avoid burning.
  • Open the mould and remove the modak.
  • Prepare all the modaks and move to the serving plate.

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