If there’s one sweet dish that is always associated with Lord Ganesha, it’s the modak. The factor is rather simple, and soaked in among the many legends about this advantageous, elephant-headed Hindu god.When a visitor
at Kailash talented among these sweet, coconut-stuffed dumplings to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, the latter held a little contest to see which one of her boys was worthy of the reward. She asked both Ganesha and Kartik to circle the world thrice. Whoever won the competitors would get the yummy modak.
Picture courtesy: Pinterest/Spice Up The Curry While Kartik instantly took off on his peacock to circle the world, Ganesha, the god of wisdom, circled his parents thrice– proving to them that they indicate the world to him. The gesture was sweet adequate to enable this god to win the sweet modak, and he’s been called modapriya or the enthusiast of modaks ever since.There are a range of modaks that are offered to Ganesha on Ganesh Chaturthi, from steamed to fried ones. If there’s one component that can offer a new twist to this traditional Indian sweet meal, and make it even more joyful than it currently is, it is chocolate.
Image courtesy: Pinterest/Cookilicious So here’s an easy-peasy chocolate modak recipe for you to attempt. Simply try to make this Ganesh Chaturthi a grander, sweeter occasion.1/ 3 condensed milk, sweetened
3/4 cup dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup chopped dry fruits like pistachios, cashews, almonds
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1. Take the milk, chocolate chips and condensed milk in a pan. Heat the pan on a medium-low flame and stir occasionally till it starts melting.2.
Keep stirring the mix till it ends up being totally smooth and lush. Take the chocolate mix off the heat.3.
Include the biscuit crumbs and mix well. Then include the chopped dry fruits, and continue stirring till the mix thickens to form a sticky dough. Set it aside to cool.4.
Grease your fingers and the modak moulds, and start forming the modak dough. Make as numerous modaks as you can with the mix, then cool to keep fresh. Serve the chocolate modaks cold.