Apple Cinnamon Modak Recipe

It is sure to be a hit among all your guests this festive season.

Apple Cinnamon Modak Recipe
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This Ganesh Chaturthi lets give a delicious twist to the regular modaks with these Apple Cinnamon Modaks. So reminiscent of an apple pie because of its apple cinnamon filling yet maintaining the classic shape and feel of a modak.

 This Apple Cinnamon Modak recipe is sure to be a hit among all your guests this festive season!

These modaks can also be served as a side dish with your dinner meals.

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Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

55 M


4 Servings


    For the dough or covering:
  • 3/4 cup All Purpose Flour (Maida)
  • 1/4 cup Sooji (Semolina/ Rava)
  • 1/4 cup Rice flour
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1-2 tablespoon Ghee
  • Salt , to taste
  • 3 cups Oil , for deep frying 
  • For the filling:
  • 2 Apples , peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar (Demerara Sugar)
  • 1 tablespoon Cinnamon Powder (Dalchini)

How to make Apple Cinnamon Modak Recipe

For the dough:
  1. To begin preparing the Apple Cinnamon Modaks, combine maida, sooji or rava and rice flour together with salt.

  2. Add milk and start kneading until the dough is soft.

  3. Once it comes together, add the ghee and knead well once again.

  4. Keep the dough covered with a cloth, to rest for 15 minutes

For the filling:
  1. In a Saucepan on a medium flame, add the apple pieces and brown sugar an cook the mixture till the sugar dissolves and the apples become soft.

  2. Take it off the flame and add the cinnamon powder to it.

  3. Cool it down a bit before shaping the modaks.

To assemble:
  1. Divide the dough into 8 portions the and keep remaining portions covered with a moist cloth to prevent drying.

  2. Take one portion, roll into a ball and placing it on your palm, start flattening it out with the other hand, using fingers to make the edges thinner than the center. The disc you get should be about an inch in diameter.

  3. Form the disc into a bowl shape and then add a spoonful of the filling.

  4. Pinch the edges upwards and the bring them together to form the classic modak shape, making sure its sealed properly at the top. Giving it a pointy tip.

  5. Fry these modaks in hot oil till they are golden brown and crisp.

  6. The Apple Cinnamon Modaks are now ready to become the talk of your festive celebrations!