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Paan Gulkand Modak Recipe

Paan Gulkand Modak
How to Make Paan Gulkand Modak

Paan Gulkand Modak Recipe: Though modak is dessert usually prepared during Ganesh festival, but this dessert is such a delight that one can have it anytime. I have given a usual modak a twist in its appearance as well as color and taste also.

  • Total Cook Time 25 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Paan Gulkand Modak

  • 1 Cup desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 cup condensed milk
  • 4 Betel leaves
  • 4-5 tsp gulkand
  • 1 tbsp dry fruits powder
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds powder
  • 2 tbsp tutti frutti
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • green food color, optional.
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut, for rolling, optional

How to Make Paan Gulkand Modak

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Pulse 2 chopped paan leaves and condensed milk till both are well combined. Finely chop remaining 2 paan and add to the mixture. Mix well. Keep it aside.
Heat ghee in a pan on medium heat. Add desiccated coconut and roast for 2-3 minutes on medium-low heat stirring continuously.
Add the paan mixture to the pan and combine well. Add few drops of green food color at this point, if required
Mix well, once the mixture is thick, remove from heat and allow to cool slightly
For stuffing, mix gulkand, dry fruits powder, fennel seeds powder and tutti frutti well
Grease palms with little ghee, take small portion of the paan mixture and place in modak mold. Fill gulkand mixture at centre and press the mold
Open the mold and transfer it to serving plate. Do until paan mixture is completed
Paan gulkand modak is ready to be served. Enjoy!
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