How to make Sandesh Modak - SK Khazana -

Modak made with fresh chenna

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Milk (full cream) (फुल-क्रीम दूध ), Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Sandesh Modak - SK Khazana

Sandesh Modak - SK Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Sandesh Modak - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Milk (full cream) 2 litres

  • Yogurt 2 tablespoons

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 3/4 cup

  • Khoya/mawa grated 1/2 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried rose petals 2 teaspoons

  • Pistachios blanched, peeled and slivered 8-10


Step 1

Boil milk in nonstick pan. Add yogurt and mix well. Once the milk curdles, strain the mixture in a bowl through muslin cloth.

Step 2

Gather the edges and immediately refresh in chilled water to avoid carry over cooking

Step 3

Transfer the mixture in a parat, add sugar and mix well. Add khoya , green cardamom powder and mix again.

Step 4

Transfer this mixture in a nonstick pan and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 5

Add dried rose petals, pistachios and mix well and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 6

Transfer the mixture on a plate and allow to cool.

Step 7

Transfer the mixture into modak moulds and press lightly.

Step 8

Demould and serve.

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