Chocolate Modak Recipe

Chocolate Modak Recipe is delicious and festive twist to a Ganesh Chaturthi favourite. This Modak made from cheena and cocoa powder along with the flavours of coconut, makes it absolutely delicious. Give this Chocolate Modak Recipe a try this Ganesh Chaturthi.

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Chocolate Modak Recipe
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Chocolate Modak Recipe is delicious and festive twist to Ganesh Chaturthi favourite. Also called kozhukattai, modaks are a staple for this festival, along with Sundal, served as the favourites of Lord Ganesh.

Chocolate Modaks are a great option for those looking to make an assortment of homemade sweets either to present for the pooja at home, to distribute to family and friends or even to serve at your festival feast.

This recipe comes in handy, using the same basic modak recipe, using homemade chena, but adds a slight variation in the form of the welcome addition of chocolate. Add Chocolate Modak to your annual Ganesh Chaturthi preparations and sweeten the festival for your family.

Serve along with other festive sweets like South Indian Poli Recipe with Coconut Obbattu/Bobbattu) and Paneer Gulab Jamun Recipe (Delicious Diwali Sweet) .

Here are more modak recipes you can also try

  1. Manda Pitha Recipe (Odia Style Modak)
  2. Kara Vegetable Pidi Kozhukattai (Savory Spicy Vegetable Modak)
  3. Motichoor Modak Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

45 M

Total in

60 M

Makes:

15 modaks

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , made fresh at home
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 3/4 cup Icing Sugar
  • 1 cup Dry coconut (kopra) , grated
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • For stuffing (optional)
  • Badam (Almond) , as needed

How to make Chocolate Modak Recipe

  1. To begin making the Chocolate Modak Recipe, refer Homemade Paneer Recipe or the complete process on how to make homemade chenna/ paneer.

  2. Into a large mixing bowl, add the homemade chenna, the icing sugar, desiccated coconut, vanilla extract and cocoa powder and and knead well for at least 5 minutes until the chocolate modak mixture is well combined. 

  3. It should be smooth without any lumps. Bring the chocolate modak mixture together in a ball, and pinch a lime-sized portions of the mixture, to shape into modaks.

  4. Use modak moulds to give them the trademark shape. You can also place a whole almond inside the mixture before shaping into a modak.

  5. Serve along with other festive sweets like South Indian Poli Recipe with Coconut Obbattu/Bobbattu) and Paneer Gulab Jamun Recipe (Delicious Diwali Sweet) .

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