Ganesh Chaturthi Special - Chocolate Modak Recipe - Ganpati Special Sweet Recipe By Ruchi Bharani

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Aug. 28, 2020

Learn how to make Ganesh Chaturthi Special - Chocolate Modak - Ganpati Special Sweet Dish Recipe By Ruchi Bharani

On this auspicious occasion of Ganeshotsav, chef Ruchi Bharani brings you Lord Ganesha's favorite sweet dish, modak in a modernized version. This Ganesh Chaturthi, treat the elephant-headed deity with His favourite sweet in a chocolaty flavour.


Bitter chocolate 200 Gram
Almond powder 4 Tablespoon
Milk powder 4 Tablespoon
Raisins 2 Tablespoon
Condensed milk 3 Tablespoon



1. Melt the roughly chopped chocolate in the microwave for about 30-40 seconds.

2. Once the chocolate melts, whisk it for a few seconds to get rid of the lumps.

3. Let the chocolate cool down for about five minutes.

To make the filing:

4. In a bowl, add the coarsely ground almond powder, milk powder, raisins and condensed milk (just enough to bind everything together) and then mix everything together until it turns into a soft dough.

5. Make small balls from the dough and try to include at least 1 raisin in each ball.

6. If you feel your filling is extremely dry and sweet enough, you can add little cream to it.

To make modak:

7. Take a piping bag and fill it with the tempered chocolate.

8. Take the modak-shaped mould, snip the piping bag and fill half the mould with chocolate.

9. Tap the mould slightly and then push the almond balls inside the chocolate.

10. Then fill the remaining mould with chocolate and tap it once again to even out everything.

11. Put it in the freezer to set for about 5-7 minutes.

12. Take the modak out of the refrigerator and tap the mould upside down to unmould the modaks.


13. The delicious chocolate modaks are ready to be served to the elephant-headed deity, Lord Ganesha.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 2 Minutes
Ready In: 2 Minutes
Servings: 4