Ghee in Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration Milkio Ghee for modak making

  • July 7, 2021
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Ghee can be used for making two different types of modaks:  enjoy your Ganesh Chaturthi celebration

 Sweet Foods  are frequently offered in Ganesh Chaturthi feestivals as it is believed that Lord Ganesha loves sweets. The Hindu festival is celebrated over a period of 10 days to honour Lord Ganesha’s birthday. Everyday Ganesh devotees offer lots of fruits, cooked dishes and sweets to him. 

Modak is one of the most favorite sweets of Ganeshji. Modak is available in market readymade. you can buy it from nearby sweet shops. But you may not be happy with the readymade sweets you can get from the shop. 

Suppose you’re away from home and missing the delectable desserts from your favourite sweet shop, or you just want to skip market-bought items and want to opt for fresh homemade desserts, you may try making Modak at home.

It is an easy-to-make recipe, which you can try with Milkio Cultured Oeganic Grass fed ghee. 

The Executive Chef at Radisson Blu Atria Bengaluru, Kasiviswanathan’s has shared the secret of making the perfect modak.

You may follow her recipes, it  will leave an impression in your family and friends that you can make Modak with pure Milkio ghee so well. 

Kara modak

Ingredients :

  • Rice flour: 100 gm
  • Water: 250 gm
  • Salt: 20 gm
  • Mustard seeds: 10 gm
  • Jeera seeds: 5 gm
  • Milkio A2 organic grass fed Ghee: 25 ml
  • Green chilly: 10 gm
  • Curry leaves: 5 gm
  • Coriander: 5 gm
  • Ginger: 5 gm
  • Grated coconut: 10 gm

Method : how to cook Kara Modak

  • In a heavy bottom pan, make a tempering with ghee, mustard seeds, jeera seeds, curry leaves, ginger, coriander leaves, and coconut.
  • Sauté all the ingredients till it turns golden brown, then add water and bring it to boil.
  • Add in rice flour and mix thoroughly.
  • Make dumplings from the batter.
  • Steam it in a steamer for at least 10 minutes.
  • Assemble together and serve.

Rava Modak

Another Modak you can cook with ghee is Rava Modak. These are sweet dumplings where the outer cover is made with samolina. You can make the feeling with cardamom powder, jaggery, and coconut.


For making the cover:

  • Fine semolina or Rava-1 cup
  • water- 1 cup
  • pinch salt
  • Milkio A2 Organic Grass fed Ghee-1 teaspoon.


  • Jaggery-1 cup
  • Dessicated coconut or fresh grated coconut-1 cup
  • Cardamon powder-1 tsp

Instructions: How to cook Rava Modak!

  • Boil water and add pinch of salt in it.
  • Add the rava and stir continuously then switch off the gas stove.
  • Cover and keep it aside.
  • Now for making the filling, take 1teaspon of Milkio grass fed ghee in a pan. Then add coconut and jaggery to it.
  • Now take the rava and knead it in a way so that it forms  a dough.
  • Make small lemon size balls with the dough.
  • Now take one ball at a time and spread to form a flat circle shape with the help of your fingers.
  • Place 1teaspoon of the filling in the puri and start pinching the sides of the bowl with your fingers.
  • Now bring the pinched edges together to close the modak.
  • You can steam the modaks by placing the modaks on a  ghee-greased tray and steam for 5-7mins on high flame.
  • Alternatively, you can also fry these modaks in pure Milkio grass fed ghee.

Preparing Modak is a part of celebrating Gansh Chaturthi in its authentic mode. You can make the modak in home for making your Ganesh puja more customized and sincere.  Use Milkio A2 organic grass fed ghee to make your offering as pure as possible.

Milkio A2 Organic Grass fed ghee is from pure New Zealand.  It is USDA certified for its purity. The ghee is compaltely lasctose, casein, and gluten free. which is safe for lactose intolerants.

Source : economictimes