This is a Recipe for Cheese-Corn Modak (मोदक). The Modak recipe given in this post, is one of the experiments done by me using different stuffings. This one here tastes great and can blend nicely with any of the daily meals or even parties.
Preparation Time: 60 Minutes
Serves: 21 Nos
For the Filling
2 Cup Sweet Corn Niblets (boiled)
2 Cheese Cube (shredded)
1 Table spoon Ginger-Garlic Paste
2-3 Green Chilies (chopped)
1 Table spoon Lemon Juice
1 Table spoon Mint Leaves (chopped)
1 Table spoon Butter
Salt as per taste
For the Covering
1 Cup Refined Flour
1 Cup Wheat Flour
1 Table spoon Oil (hot)
½ Tea spoon Black Pepper Powder
Pinch Soda Bicarb
Salt as per Taste
Oil for frying the Modak
Mix the Refined Flour, Wheat Flour, Hot Oil, Salt, Soda Bicarb and add some water then prepare a thick Dough.
Boil the Sweet Corn Niblets and crush them slightly.
Heat the Butter in a Kadhai and then add the Ginger-Garlic Paste, Green Chilies and fry for a minute. Add crushed Corn Niblets, Lemon Juice, Salt, Mint Leaves and then fry for two-three minutes on a slow flame. Then add the shredded Cheese and mix it well.
Prepare small balls from the Dough and roll them into Puri size shapes and then fill one table spoon mixture in the Puri and then close the Puri and then give any shape you like.
Heat the Oil in a Kadhai and deep fry the Modak till color changes in to light brown.