Making Modaks for Bappa

Ganapati Bappa Morya!!!
and the kids reply, MORYA RE !!!”

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The Ganesh Chaturthi festival is one festival I have grown up and eagerly await every year.  I am very excited to welcome this Elephant God as it involves alot of food and sweet yummy goodies.  I can never refuse a modak offered during prasad or meal time, moreover  the Ukadiche modak ( steamed modak) with coconut filling.

This year round I tried a very easy recipe which was fun to prepare with kids. I made this modak for a whole class of 33 kids plus teachers hence the quantity is large. You can cut down on quantity if required.

 CHOCOLATE MODAKS 

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INGREDIENTS

4 big packets of Marie Biscuits
I bottle of Hershey’s chocolate syrup

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METHOD
1. Powder the biscuits in a mixer. However we made kids pound them up with a motor and pestle. This was super fun ๐Ÿ™‚
2. Add the chocolate syrup kneed like a dough.
3. Mix together and it will come together like a sticky dough.

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4. Shape like round laddoo and then pinch on the top to make a modak.

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SWEETANNU POINTERS
1. The more chocolate you add the yummier it will get.
2. Nuts like Cashew-nuts or almonds can be added to enhance the flavour.
3. Sing along and get kids to have fun while they are making Modaks.
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This mouth-watering delicacy is an inseparable part of Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations, so make modaks and enjoy. I had fun making Modaks, I am sure you will too. ๐Ÿ™‚

 

 

 

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