• Prep Time 10-15 minutes
  • Cook Time 25-30 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

Modak with a twist


  • Rice flour – 1 1/4 cup + for rolling
  • Ghee – 2 tbsp
  • Grated fresh coconut – 1/2 cup
  • Green cardamom powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Grated jaggery – 3 tbsp
  • Sugar – 1 tbsp
  • Chocolate chips – 2 tbsp + for garnishing



  1. Heat 1 1/4 cup water in a non stick pan and allow it to come to a boil.
  2. Add 1 1/4 cup rice flour and mix well. Cook for 5-6 minutes sprinkling very little water from time to time and mixing well. Wrap in a damp cloth and keep aside.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a non stick pan. Add fresh coconut and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add green cardamom powder, jaggery, sugar and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Transfer into a bowl and keep aside.
  5. Make equal size balls of the kneaded dough. Roll out each ball into a small roti using dry flour.
  6. Place a portion of the stuffing in the centre, top it with some chocolate chips. Apply water on the edges. Fold into pleats, seal the edges and shape them like momos / dim sums.
  7. Heat the remaining ghee in a non stick pan.
  8. Place the modaks in the pan. Drizzle some water and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  9. Transfer onto a serving plate, garnish with chocolate chips and serve.


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Fusion of Indian food with International Cuisine is what made Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi a sought after name within the Food industry. With a background of North India, Chef Harpal is a music lover and is fluent in English and five Indian regional languages - Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya and Telugu.

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