A popular dessert of Maharashtra & ganesh ji favorite too....
1 cup rice flour
1 cup water
1 tsp oil
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup gur crushed
1 cup fresh coconut grated
1 tsp cardamom powder
1 tsp poppy seeds
1 tbsp cashews
2 tbsp dry fruits
Heat a pan, add gur & grated coconut & cook on slow flame till gur melts,
and when mixture starts to thick Add the cardamom powder, dry fruit and poppy seed.Mix well.Turn off the flame.
In another pan boil 1 cup water. Add 1 teaspoon oil & salt in the water.
Reduce the flame, add the rice flour & stir well.
Cover with a lid and leave it for 5 min.knead the dough while it is warm.
Use oil to knee the dough.Make small size balls of the dough & roll them into a round shape.
Add 1 tsp filling into the dough & shape them, bring all the ends together & seal.
In a steamer add water & boil it. place the modaks on greased steamer plate and steam for 10 min.
When the modaks are done they will look shinny.
Take out the modaks in a plate & serve hot.