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Carrot beetroot modak recipe

Carrot beetroot modak recipe a sweet modak with carrot beets stuffing.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Servings9 modaks
AuthorSharmilee J


For the outer cover:

For the stuffing:

  • 1 + 2 tsp ghee
  • 1/4 cup carrot finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup beetroot finely chopped
  • 1/4 heaped cup cane sugar
  • a pinch cardamom powder


  • Add salt to rice flour, mix it.Boil water until it bubbles up add it to rice flour.
  • Mix with a laddle,once it starts to come together,Set aside for few mins until it is warm enough to handle with hand.Now bring everything together to form a smooth dough without any cracks.If you want you can add few drops of oil if it sticks.
  • Heat 1 tsp ghee in a pan - add finely chopped/grated carrot and beetroot.
  • Saute till raw smell leaves.Cook covered for 7-10 mins in low flame.
  • Give a quick saute cook until it becomes slightly soft.Now add cane sugar.
  • Cook in low flame, it will become slightly runny after sugar is added.Keep cooking.
  • Once it becomes thick like this,switch off.Grease your palms with oil first.Now take a lemon sized ball and flatten it in your palms, more like a cup shape.
  • Place stuffing on it, bring the edges to the center and seal it to form modak shape.You can do using a mould too.Check here for detailed video showing how to shape modak.
  • Steam cook for 7-10 mins or until the modaks are cooked, you can see a shiny outer layer,then its perfect to switch off.
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