Modak Sandesh - Ganesh Chaturthi Special

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Sep. 26, 2014

Learn to make modak sandesh.


Milk 500 Milliliter
Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
Sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) ((Or less))
Milk 2 Teaspoon
Saffron To Taste ((Saffron Dissolved in Milk
Pistachio To Taste
Cardamom To Taste



1.     Boil milk. On the other hand, add 2 tbsp water to 2 tbsp lemon juice.

2.     Switch off flame and stir the milk for a minute. Now gradually add the lemon juice mixture. Stirring continuously.

3.     After the greenish whey and the cheese is separated pass it through a colander lined with cheese cloth/muslin cloth/dupatta.

4.     Gently squeeze chenna and then hang it in a tap or a cupboard handle for a hour.

5.     Take chenna out of the wrapped cloth, knead it until all combined. Now add the powdered sugar and knead for another minute.

6.     In low flame, add the chenna and cook it for 5 minutes. Set up a timer of 5 mins. If you cook for long it will get crumbly.

7.     Now knead again and add the saffron milk, cardamom. Use a modak mold, add the mixture to it, and stuff some pistachio and join.

8.     Open the mould and its ready.

9.     Now add some saffron milk on top of the modak and serve. You can serve immediately or after chilling.


10.  Top it off with pistachio and cardamom.


Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 259Calories from Fat 77

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 103 mg4.29%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 38 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet