Ingredients for the doughIdiappam flour - 1/2 cup
Salt a pinch
Sesame oil-1/2 tsp
Slowly pour the boiling juice mix it with a spatula till it forms to a soft dough.
Do not use hand it will be very hot. Cover & rest it for 5 minutes.
Different kinds of fillings
Ingredients for the fillingSesame seeds / Ellu - 1/2 cup
Grated jaggery-1/2 cup
(I used dessicated coconut )
Water -1 tbsp
Dry roast sesame seeds till its light brown, cool & dry grind to a coarse powder.
Take a pan add the grated jaggery, cardamom powder, grated coconut, water & sesame powder, keep mixing in low flame till the mixture thickens & leaves the sides of the pan.
Switch off the flame cool the mixture,while still warm divide it into equal size balls.
Yellow moongh dal - 1/4 cup
( dry roasted till light golden brown and ground to a fine powder)
Grated jaggery - 1/4 cup
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
( dry roast till moisture has evaporated, do not fry till brown)
Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
Cashew nuts and Raisins - together 2 tsp
( roasted in 1 tsp ghee till light brown)
Black sesame seeds - 1/2 tbsp
(dry roasted till they splutter, do not over fry and burn them)
Take a bowl add all the above ingredients and mix till combined.
Offer this easy neivedyam to lord Ganesha.
Note:a) You can use store bought rice flour to make this modakam.
b) Seal them well to make sure the filling doesn't come out while steaming.
c) Keep any filling of your choice.
d) Water ration depends upon the quality of rice,so add little by little to form a dough.
e) Always keep the dough covered to avoid drying.
f) Knead the dough well before making the modakam.
g) If your jaggery is not clean then dissolve it in water, filter & then use to make the poornam.
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