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Savoury Modaks (South-Indian style)

Anjali Suresh
5 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Savoury Modaks (South-Indian style) RECIPE

Give a twist to your usual style of making modaks

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Fusion
  • Boiling
  • Steaming
  • Sauteeing
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Rice flour - 1/2 small bowl
  2. Water- 1 glass
  3. Green chilly- 1/2 finely chopped
  4. Ginger- 1/4 inch piece finely chopped
  5. Curry leaves - few finely chopped
  6. salt to taste
  7. Kashmiri red chilly powder- 1/2 tspn
  8. Oil- 1 tspn
  9. Mustard seeds- 1/2 tspn
  10. Modak mould


  1. Heat a pan ...Then put oil...When hot add mustard seeds
  2. After they splutter add finely chopped green chillies, ginger and curry leaves ....
  3. Fry for 2 minutes
  4. Then pour water in it ...add salt , red chilly powder
  5. Then let it boil....When it boils add the rice flour in it and keep stirring continuously or else lumps get formed...
  6. Let it cook for 2 minutes... Then turn off the gas...And let it cool slightly
  7. Now grease the moulds and put the cooked rice mixture in it and make modak shapes
  8. Later steam it for 5 minutes
  9. Once it gets cooled your savoury modaks are ready to be served....

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Maithili Iyer
Maithili Iyer   Nov-27-2018

Would love to try this.

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