Purnache Modak / Ganpati Special Puran Modak / Quick And Easy Recipe by Sonali

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Aug. 28, 2020

Puran Modak is a yummy Prasad made on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. The Puran (sweetened gram mix) is made of gram dal, green cardamom and jaggery. This mixture or Puran is stuffed in the dough to make modak and then fried. Generally, this famous Prasad is prepared for Lord Ganesh across India. It is a very simple and easy recipe, so, try to make this modak at home and let us know in the comment section below.


Gram dal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Jaggery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Green cardamom powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Switz spring roll sheets To Taste
Refined flour 2 Tablespoon
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (use as required)
Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)



1. Add Dal and Jaggery in the pan

2. Keep the flame on low and saute till the jaggery melts

3. Now add green cardamom powder to the pan

4. Keep stirring till the mixture(puran) in the pan becomes dry

5. Now, turn off the flame and keep the pan aside till the mixture(puran) completely cools down

6. For covering, take Switz Spring Roll Sheet

7. Cut one sheet of Switz Spring Roll Sheet into 4 parts with a pizza cutter

8. Do the same with the remaining Switz Spring Roll Sheet

9. Now cover all the Switz Spring Roll Sheet with a damp cloth

10. Take Refined Flour in a bowl and add water to make a paste

11. Mix it well and make paste with thin consistency. Keep it aside

12. Take one square piece of Switz Spring Roll Sheet and take some puran

13. Place that puran right at the center of the sheet

14. Now, take some paste with your finger and apply it to the corners of the sheet on which the puran is placed

15. To give it a modak shape, take one corner and start giving it small folds with soft hands

16. Once folded, press it from the top and twist it a little, so it gets a nice shape of a modak

17. Same way, make the remaining modaks

18. Apart from 'modak' shape, you can also give it a 'money bag' shape

19. To give Money Bag shape, same way you have to place the puran in the middle and take some paste

20. Apply that paste near the puran, and give it folds

21. Apply the paste on the outside as well, and place a long strip of sheet to it which gives it money bag shape

22. Now, fry all the modak on a medium flame


23. Serve and Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes