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dry fruit and dates modak recipe
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Dry Fruits & Dates Modak

Simple and easy dry fruits modak recipe made for Ganesha Chaturthi
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 8 Modaks
Author: Madhavi


  • 1/3 cup Almonds
  • 1/3 cup Cashew
  • 1/4 cup Pistachio
  • 15 Soft Dates add more if you prefer more sweet
  • 2 tbsps Ghee


  • In a Pan add a teaspoon of ghee, almonds, cashew and pistachio.
  • Pan fry the nuts for three to four minutes. Remove and let cool.
  • While the nuts are cooling chop the dates. I used dates which are super soft.
  • If the dates you are using are little hard, soak them in hot for few minutes.
  • In a mixer add the roasted nuts and pulse three to four times till the nuts are broken. do not make powder.
  • Add the dates and pulse few more times.
  • Now add the ghee and pulse again till the mixture comes together.
  • You should be able to form a laddu with the mixture. If you cannot, add little more ghee to the mixture.
  • Make modaks using a mould or by hand.
  • Serve the dry fruits modak as neivedyam to lord Ganesha.


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