Kesar Mawa Modak / Amrit Modak - Ganesh Chaturthi Special

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About Kesar Mawa Modak / Amrit Modak - Ganesh Chaturthi Special

Ganesh Chaturthi also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi is one of the important Hindu festivals celebrated throughout India with a great devotion.
This day is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesh, the elephant-headed son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Lord Ganesh is the symbol of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune. The most delectable part of this delightful festival that honors the remover of obstacles, Lord Ganesha is undoubtedly, the Modak!
Made these tasty and easy Kesar mawa modaks with crunch of pistachios and cashewnuts. Try these lip smacking ladoos to please Lord Ganesha!!
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Recipe Time & More

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Served AsDesserts
Recipe TasteSweet
Calories - 241 kcal
Servings - 6


  • 1 cup Khoya grated
  • ¼ cup Sugar powdered
  • ¼ tsp Cardamom powder
  • ¼ cup Pistachios blanched and peeled chopped
  • ¼ cup cashews blanched and peeled chopped
  • 1 pinch Saffron strands kesar
  • 2 tsp Milk to soak saffron
  • Desi Ghee to grease the moulds


  • Soak the saffron strands in milk and keep aside.
  • In a heavy bottom pan, combine mawa/khoya and sugar. Cook on the slow flame stirring continuously till the sugar has dissolved and moisture has evaporated.
  • Remove from the flame, add cardamom powder & saffron milk and mix well.
  • Now add chopped pistachios and cashew nuts. Mix well and allow it to cool completely
  • Grease the mould with ghee and fill it with this mawa mixture. Level the bottom of the mould.
  • Unmould carefully, and arrange the modak in the plate or store it in the air tight container.

Recipe Notes

  • Always remember to grease the modak moulds.
  • Can be stored in air tight container in refrigerator for a week.
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.04g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 108mg | Potassium: 92mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 203IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 279mg | Iron: 1mg

Paarulz Kitchen
Paarulz Kitchen

Hi! I am Paarul.I am a food enthusiast and passionate about cooking delicious Indian food as a part of everyday busy life.

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