Almond Anjeer Modak

Modak, as we all are aware, is the most favourite sweet of Lord Ganesh and is a must during Ganesh Chaturthi. But it can be made and enjoyed the year through. Modaks are now made in various combination of ingredients that make it more interesting. Here we have used almonds dried figs or anjeer as it is also known.

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Almond Anjeer Modak 4

Almond Anjeer Modak


Main ingredients Almond flour, Dried figs, Milk, Saffron, Powdered sugar, Ghee, Green cardamom powder
Cuisine Indian
Course Mithai
Prep time 20-25 minutes
Cook time 10-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of cooking Easy
Others Veg



  • 1 cup almond flour
  • ¼ cup dried figs (anjeer) paste
  • 4-5 dried figs (anjeer), chopped
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 6-8 saffron strands
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ghee + to grease
  • ¼ teaspoon green cardamom powder


  1. Heat milk and saffron in a non-stick pan, add and once the milk comes to a boil, add powdered sugar and mix well till the sugar dissolves.
  2. Add almond flour and mix well. Add dried figs paste and mix. Cook on low heat for 5-6 minutes or till the mixture starts to leave the edges of the pan.
  3. Add ghee and green cardamom powder and mix well. Add chopped dried figs and mix well.
  4. Transfer into a plate and allow to cool down to room temperature.
  5. Grease a modak mould with some ghee, fill some of the prepared mixture in it. Press well and demould. Continue making more modaks with the remaining mixture.
  6. Arrange the modaks on a serving platter, garnish with silver varq and serve.