Thick or Thin Aval / Poha - 2 cups
( I used thin poha)
Jaggery - 1/2 cup
(add more or less according to your sweetness)
Water - 1 cup
( Water quantity will depend upon the quality of the poha, so add hot water if needed)
Cardamom - 4
Grated coconut - 1/ 2 cup
Roasted gram dal / Pottukadalai - 1/4 cup
Roasted peanuts - 1/4 cup
Ghee - 2 tsp
Dry roast poha till crisp, add the poha, cardamom roasted peanut, gram dal into a blender and powder to a semi smooth powder.
Dissolve jaggery in water and filter to remove any impurities.
Add coconut to the jaggery mixture and cook for a minute. Reduce flame add the powdered mixture and mix well till combined.
Switch off the stove add ghee mix well, cover and let it cool a bit.
Grease the modak mould with ghee while still warm fill the mould with the prepared mixture , press well to get the shape.
Easy Poha modak is ready to serve Lord Ganesha.
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