A novel variation to the sweet delicacy modak, spicy deep fried modak has a savory spicy paneer methi filling in the whole wheat flour based pouches. The modaks are deep fried .
Try out this unique kholapuri Methi Paneer Modhakams for this Ganesh chathurthy
INGREDIENTS FOR OUTER COVERING
Whole wheat flour - 1 cup
Coconut milk powder - ¼ cup
Garam masala powder - 2 tsp
Salt - to taste -
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Ghee or oil - for deep frying
INGREDIENTS FOR FILLING
Grated paneer - ½ cup
Kholapuri masala powder - 2 tsp
Salt -to taste
Crushed Kasoori methi 2 tbsps
for homemade kohlapuri masala powder check the below link
METHOD TO MAKE FILLING
Mix grated paneer, crushed kasoori methi , salt, kholapuri masala powder and knead well and keep aside.
METHOD TO MAKE MODHAKAMS
Mixwhole wheat flour, ,coconut milk powder salt, garam masala powder and ghee together.Add water and prepare the dough to pliable consistency.
Coat the dough with little ghee and cover with wet cloth and set aside for an hour.
Divide the dough and paneer methi stuffing and make medium sized balls separately.
Roll like chappathis , do not spread too thin otherwise the filling will come out while frying.
Cut it into small rounds, with sharp and small round lid .
Place the stuffing inside and close the sides to form modhak shape
Repeat the same for remaining dough.
Fry the modhaks in oil until it turns golden brown.
Drain it in a colander.
Yummy tasty, spicy Kholapuri Methi Paneer modhakams are ready for nivedyam.
Offer it to lord Ganesha and seek his blessings.