Modak Chef: Recipe Servings: 5 Cook Time: 30 Minutes Sweet flour dumplings stuffed with coconut, jaggery, nutmeg and saffron. Steamed to perfection. A famous Indian dessert consumed highly during the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi. Ingredients For the filling: 1 cup grated coconut 1 cup grated jaggery A pinch of nutmeg A pinch of saffron For the shell: 1 cup of water 2 tsp ghee 1 cup of rice flour Method For the fillling: Heat a pan, add the grated coconut and jaggery. Stir for about five minutes. Add the nutmeg and saffron, mix well. Cook for another five minutes and keep aside. For the modak: In a deep dish, boil water with ghee. Add the salt and flour. Mix well. Cover the dish and cook till its half done. Spread some ghee on the base of a steel bowl and while the dough is still hot, knead it well. Now take a little dough, roll it into a ball, flatten it well, shape the edges into a flower pattern. Put a spoonful of the filling onto the dough and seal it. Put the dumplings in a muslin cloth and steam them for 10- 15 minutes. Serve.