This Ganesh Chturthi, let’s go fusion with modaks
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This Ganesh Chturthi, let’s go fusion with modaks

Lord Ganesha’s favourite sweet modak has evolved over the years

This Ganesh Chturthi, let’s go fusion with modaks

Jai Ganesh, Jai Ganesh, Jai Ganesh Deva
Mata Jaki Parvati, Pita Mahadeva

Ekadanta Dayavanta, Char Bhujadhaari
Mathe Par Tilak Sohe, Muse Ki Savari

Paan Charhe, Phool Charhe, Aur Charhe Meva
Ladduan Ka Bhog Lage, Sant Karein Seva

Jai Ganesh, Jai Ganesh, Jai Ganesh Deva

Yes, you all heard right, Bappa is here with us. It’s that time of the year when we welcome Bappa into our house, and for 10 days of Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations, we serve him with tons of sweets and showers him with flowers.

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We have numerous if we talk about the sweets or offerings devoted to Bappa by his devotees. However, with the dedication and otherworldliness, it is the modaks that everybody anticipates enjoying during the celebration. We, as a whole, know that Lord Ganesha loves modak. As the entire country eagerly invites Ganpati Bappa today, let’s also talk about one of the main components of Ganesh puja-the modak.

Lord Ganesha was incredibly fond of ‘modaks’ which is why no Ganpati festivity can be finished without modak. He is likewise affectionately tended to as 'Modakpriya'. Over the years, Lord Ganesha’s favourite sweet modak has evolved. The fusion of modaks is now seen everywhere.

The all-time favourite modak

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The conventional ukadiche (steamed) modaks are loaded with a liberal filling of coconut, jaggery, and cardamom powder. At the same time, fillings like kesar, mawa, and khoya have an evergreen spot on the racks.

Modaks with a fusion twist

The changing preferences of people from Kolhapur have guided new assortments of modaks into the market with a fusion touch to it.

Chocolate modak

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The chocolate modak is a new favourite for Ganesh Chaturthi. Chocolate and almonds make perfect modak for the same reason that nutty bars are popular. This festive rendition is a hit recipe for Ganesh Chaturthi. Children are particularly fond of this recipe.

Fried modak

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Every so often, simply disregard calories and devour a crunchy, munchy deal with these seared modaks. Fried modak for the Ganesh Chaturthi celebration is a twist with crunch. The fresh, flaky and seared external cover is loaded down with sweet coconut-jaggery filling.

Stuffed mawa modak

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Mawa modak loaded with dates and nuts is an ideal modak formula for the Ganesh Chaturthi celebration! In Maharashtra, these are known as 'khavyache modak'.

Motichoor modak

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With rose water, cardamom and elaichi, this is a wonderfully enhanced sweet dish. However, it's somewhat heavy. The perfect combination of motichoor into a modak is a delight.

No-cook dry fruit modak

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If you don’t like cooking much, you're generally watching out for basic plans, particularly no-cook ones! That is why this no-cook dry natural product modak formula is a victor, additionally because it's made with only three solid fixings – dates, almonds, and coconut!

You can blend and match with these modak recipes, utilising the filling from one with the shell for the other, yet keep some congruity of fixings in care. Make some modaks in various colours and arrange them delightfully on a platter or a serving plate to your Bappa. They'll be a gala not just for your palate, but also for your eyes.

These are the few fusion recipes that are making their hits in the sweets shops and gaining the love from all the Bappa devotees.

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