Easiest and Quickest Way to Make Mothagam / Modakam with Step by step pictures

 An Easy Way to Make Mothagam / Modakam 

Ingredients For the Filling 

Grated coconut   : 1 cup
Jaggery               : 3/4 cup  
Cardamom powder
Ghee                 : 1 tsp


Heat a pan add jaggery ,1 tbsp water and mix.
Strain it,add grated cconut and ghee to it ,mix well and keep it in the flame.
Stir well continuously till it roll like a ball.
Remove from fire and let it cool.

Ingredients for Kozhukattai mavu  

Raw Rice   : 1 cup


Wash & Soak rice in water for 1 hour.
Drain the rice and spread it in a clean cloth for 10 minutes.
Grind the rice to a fine powder.
Sieve twice and keep aside.
Boil 1/2 cup water in a pan with little salt & 1/2 tsp oil.
When the water starts to boil,add 1/2 cup rice flour,mix well and remove from fire.
Knead it well and cover it.

                                                                   Image source - Google
Grease Steel Chapati maker with little oil.

Take lemon size dough ,make it into round shape,flatten it between the palms to make little disc.  

Place it on the chapati maker , close the upper plate and press.

The dough has now been rolled into the shape of a little poori. 

Add 1 tsp Pooranam / filling in the middle 

And close it. 


Steam cook for 5 to 8 minutes. 

Remove Gently & Serve.... 


Ramya Manja said...

Ur pics are driving me crazy,pics are mouthwatering....

marudhus kitchen said...

very soft and delicious looking modakam