Dry Fruit Modaks with Dates | खजूर के मोदक | Modaks for Ganesh Chaturthi

Dry Fruit Modaks with No Sugar and No Jaggery Recipe which is an Indian traditional sweet makes for the festival of ganesh chaturthi. This dry fruit Modak is made up of Almonds, Cashew(Kaju), Pistachios, Walnuts and Dates. You can use any kind of dry fruits as you like the most. Come lets prepare the Dry Fruit Modaks.

In this Modaks we have used NO SUGAR & NO JAGGERY for preparing this Modaks, We have used only Dates for sweet taste, These dates will give you sweetness to these Modaks.

Why we have used Dates instead of Sugar and Jaggery is mainly in Dates it contains a good source of iron and calcium, and it helps to maintain blood and bone health. It is having high in Fiber and Disease-Fighting Antioxidants. It is a natural sweetener and so we can use these dates in any sweets on replacement of Sugar and Jaggery.

Ganapathi festival will always be incomplete without offering this Traditional Dry Fruit Modak Recipe. Dry Fruit modaks are the favourite traditional prasadam for Lord Ganesha. It is one of the main prasadam which is offered during ganesh chaturthi. There are several varities of traditional modak recipes, but this Dry Fruit is very special recipe offer to Lord Ganesh, Preparation of this Dry Fruit takes less time and very good in taste.

In adition to this Dry Fruit Modaks we have also prepared several recipes / prasadams / offerings to Lord Ganesha. Some of them are

Our next popular festival recipes are:

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Servings: 8 People

Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Author: Tempting Bowls

Total Time: 25 Minutes

State: Maharastra

INGREDIENTS

Ingredients:

  • Almonds – 1/4th cup
  • Cashew (kaju) – 1/4th cup
  • Pistachios – 1/4th cup
  • walnuts – 1/4th cup
  • khus khus (gasagasalu) – 1 tbsp
  • Dates (khajur) – 1 cup
  • Cardamom powder – 1tbsp
  • Ghee (clarified butteer) – 2 tbsp

INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1 Take 1 cup of dates (khajur) seedless in a blender.
dry fruit modaks with dates for ganesh chaturthi
Step 2 Blend dates like coarsely and keep aside.
dry fruit modaks with dates for ganesh chaturthi
Step 3 In a pan take tbsp of ghee, chopped cashew, almonds, pista, walnuts and poppy seeds.
dry fruit modaks with dates for ganesh chaturthi
Step 4 Roast all dryfruits 2 minutes on lowflame. do not over roast.
dry fruit modaks with dates for ganesh chaturthi
Step 5 Add blended dates.
dry fruit modaks with dates for ganesh chaturthi
Step 6 Mash the dates to combine and mix together with dryfruits.
dry fruit modaks with dates for ganesh chaturthi
Step 7 Dryfruits and dates mixed well and separates the pan. It become to holds a shape.
dry fruit modaks with dates for ganesh chaturthi
Step 8 Transfer to a bowl and let it cool completely.
dry fruit modaks with dates for ganesh chaturthi
Step 9 Take modak mold and grease ghee / clarified butter.
dry fruit modaks with dates for ganesh chaturthi
Step 10 Sprinkle some crushed pista and poppy seeds in the mold.
dry fruit modaks with dates for ganesh chaturthi
Step 11 Insert the stuffing in the mold to sides and close. Remove excess stuff.
dry fruit modaks with dates for ganesh chaturthi
Step 12 Open the mold gently and carefully. Now Dryfuit modaks are ready to offer ganesha.
dry fruit modaks with dates for ganesh chaturthi
Step 13Offer these Dryfruit modaks to lord ganesa for ganesh chaturthi. Very healthy and tasty modaks.
dry fruit modaks with dates for ganesh chaturthi

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