Called in Marathi मोदक पीठ Modak which is offered to Lord Ganesha.
Modak is sweet dumplings specially made in Maharashtrian households during the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. Modak peeth is essential to make a perfect modak. The texture and taste of your modak depend on it.
Our product is made by grinding superior quality aromatic rice called ‘Ambemohar’ rice.
It is suitable for vegans and does not contain any variety of preservatives. It is an entirely natural product and is gluten-free as well.
You can also make Bhakri, momos using this rice flour.
Along with a high amount of carbohydrates, dietary fiber, and protein, it also contains electrolytes like sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, etc.
It also contains essential minerals like iron, copper, zinc, and manganese, etc. Vitamins like vitamin E, Niacin, etc., are also present.
It is a potent allergic food that might trigger various immune reactions that range from moderate to critical. It has low allergic content as compared to other food items.
Those who are allergic to Basmati Rice or Ambe Mohar rice can avoid this.
Please consult your doctor before any consumption for any allergies to you.
HOW TO USE
Modak peeth is converted into the dough by kneading it using water, milk, and ghee.
A small quantity of sugar and salt is also added. Aromatic modak peeth is added directly into boiling water and little milk, ghee, sugar, and salt. It is enclosed with a plate or towel for a few minutes.
Small balls are made out of it after kneading the dough while it is still hot.
Balls are flattened and packed with sweet coconut filling. Sides are pinched and joined together to form modak.
Besides making modak, it can also make bhakri (chapati made using rice flour).
It is safe to be consumed during pregnancy.
It is a good alternative for people who are suffering from gluten intolerance as it is gluten-free. The existence of insoluble fibers makes it ideal for dealing with problems related to the digestive system, and it improves bowel movements and keeps constipation at bay.
A diet rich in high fiber can aid in treating cardiovascular issues, thus keeping the heart healthy. They also modulate blood sugar levels.
Its consumption can improve the skeletal system of our body as it contains calcium which is beneficial for our bones. It improves the natural immune system of our body along with making our skin healthy.
The protein content is beneficial for those who wish to gain weight.
How to Make Modak
STORAGE AND SHELF LIFE
It is recommended to be stored in a sealed canister, and it can easily last up to 6 to 12 months if stored in a refrigerator or freezer.