Ingredients for the dough
Idiappam flour - 1/2 cup
or store bought rice flour
Carrot juice-1/2 cup boiling hot
Salt a pinch
Sesame oil-1/2 tsp
Ingredients for the filling
Grated carrot - 1/2 cup
( i used the pulp from which juice was extracted )
Grated jaggery-1/2 cup
Water -1 tbsp
Take a wide bowl put the flour, salt & oil. slowly pour the boiling carrot juice mix it with a spatula , Mix till it forms to a soft dough.
Do not use hand it will be very hot.
Cover & rest it for 5 minutes. Now knead the dough well, divide the dough into equal size balls.
Take a pan add the grated jaggery, cardamom powder, grated coconut, carrot pulp and water.
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.
Grease your fingers shape like a small cup with the outer dough, Place the poornam ball cover it & shape it out like a modakam. Make sure there are no cracks.
Steam these modakam in a greased idli plates for 5 to 7 minutes or till done.
Cool the modakam & serve them.
Adding nuts and dry fruits to the mixture are optional.
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