Mawa Modak

Mawa lovingly shaped into Lord Ganesha’s favourite modak – sweet devotion!

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Mawa Modak
Main Ingredients Khoya/mawa, Sugar
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Desserts
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 16
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Mawa Modak

  • 375 grams Khoya/mawa
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Liquid glucose
  • 1/4 teaspoon Green cardamom powder


  1. Cook the khoya and sugar together in a large non-stick kadai on low heat, stirring continuously, till the sugar dissolves completely and the khoya starts to melt.
  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.
  3. Add the cardamom powder and mix well. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool to room temperature.
  4. Divide the mixture into sixteen equal portions and shape into modak. Alternatively, shape the mixture in a modak mould and serve.

    Makes 16 modak/400 grams

Nutrition Info

Calories 1568
Carbohydrates 75
Protein 98.1
Fat 97.1