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Modak is a Maharashtrian  sacred recipe and is specially made for Lord Ganesha. During the festival of Ganesh Chaturti, this recipe is made in every home in Maharashtra.

Mrs. Hema Wane, who is a working professional and a housewife gave this recipe on how to make a Modak.


  • Rice Flour(1 cup)
  • Water (1 cup)
  • Grated coconut (1 cup)
  • Jaggery (1/3 cup)
  • Cardamom (1)


  1. Boil 1 cup water, add rice flour and mix. Switch off the flame, after few minute mix it to form a dough consistency and keep it aside.
  2. Heat a pan, add jaggery, coconut and cardamom and mix well till the jaggery melts and coconut mixes well. The filling for the modak is ready.
  3. Make a bowl shape of the rice flour and add the filling in it. Close the upper part as shown in the video to form a Modak shape.
  4. Steam the modak for about 20 mintues. Switch off the flame and keep it aside for some time.

Server Modak when warm or at room temperature.

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