Recipe for Preparing Gulkand Modak

This is a Recipe for preparing Gulkand Modak or Modak with a Rose Petal Jam Stuffing. This recipe explains who to prepare the Gulkand Stuffing and prepare the Gulkand Modak in a simple step-by-step manner.
The Marathi version of the same Gulkand Modak recipe along with the images is published in this – Article.

Preparation Time: 60 Minutes
Serves: 15 Modak

For the Filling
1 Medium size Coconut
2 Cup Milk
¾ Cup Sugar
Two-Tablespoon Rose Petal Jam
1 Teaspoon Cardamom Powder
5-6 Cashew nuts (crushed)
5-6 Almonds (crushed)
For the Covering
2 Cup Semolina (Barik Suji)
1 Tablespoon Ghee (hot)
Salt as per taste
½ Cup Milk and water for prepare Dough
Ghee for frying the Modak

For the Filling: In a Kadhai take the grated Coconut, Sugar, and Milk and then keep the Kadhai over a medium flame. Cook the mixture until it turns slightly dry. Then add the Cardamom Powder, Rose Petal Jam crushed Almonds, Cashew nuts and mix it well.
For the Dough: First grind the Semolina slightly and then add the Salt, hot Ghee and mix it well. Then add the Milk, some water and prepare Dough. The Dough should not be tight. After 10 minutes, prepare big lemon size balls from the Dough. Roll the balls into Puri shapes. Fill one tablespoon of the Coconut mixture into the Puri and then close the Puri and give a Modak shape.
After preparing all the Modaks, heat the Ghee in a Kadhai and deep-fry the Modak until color changes into light brown.

By Sujata Nerurkar

I am an Expert Indian Chef, Food Columnist and Adviser. I write on food and recipes on my site and conduct cooking, candle making, chocolate making, dry cleaning, decoration and other art classes. The recipes and food themes given by me are unique and original and appear regularly in numerous reputed periodicals, newspapers and magazines.

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