Mawa Modak Recipe - A Sugar Free Natura Preparation - Mawa lovingly shaped into Lord Ganesha’s favourite modak.

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Main Ingredients : Khoya/mawa, Sugar Free Natura Diet Sugar

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Desserts

Mawa Modak

The Maharashtrian hospitality is legendary. The cuisine has subtle variety and strong flavours and varies from region to region. In ancient times in the more affluent homes, feasts often started at mid-day and ended when the sun set! The presentation of food was alluring with a practice to sing sacred verses to dedicate the meal to God.
Maharashtrian cuisine covers a wide range from being extremely mild to very spicy dishes. Wheat, rice, jowar, vegetables, lentils and fruit form important components of Maharashtrian diet. 
Everybody knows about the unbeatable taste of the Mumbai’s chaats! But there is so much more to explore and savour in the other regions of Maharashtra. 

Mawa Modak Recipe - How to make Mawa Modak


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Khoya/mawa 2 cups + one tablespoon (375 grams)

  • Sugar Free Natura Diet Sugar 8 tablespoons

  • Liquid glucose 1 teaspoon

  • Green cardamom powder a pinch


Step 1

Cook the khoya and Sugar Free Natura Diet Sugar together in a large non-stick kadai on low heat, stirring continuously, till the sugar dissolves completely and the khoya starts to melt.

Step 2

Add the liquid glucose and continue to cook, stirring continuously, for twenty minutes, or till the mixture thickens and begins to leave the sides of the kadai.

Step 3

Add the cardamom powder and mix well. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool to room temperature.

Step 4

Divide the mixture into sixteen equal portions and shape into modak. Alternatively, shape the mixture in a modak mould and serve.