By Moumita Paul
Super soft & delicious Chocolate Modak recipe, learn how easy to make it at home with using mould and without using mould (shape by hand) with few simple ingredients & step by step picture details.
For making chocolate modak dough, first take milk in a heavy bottom pan, nicely mix it with cocoa powder, put the pan on low heat, add powdered sugar, let the sugar melt into the mixture.
Then add milk powder in 2-3 batches, mix it quickly to make a lump free dough. Once the mixture reaches to a thick consistency. Then add Cadbury chocolate bar to the mixture. Let it melt down.
After continuous stirring, mixture will start forming a dough, once the mixture completely leaves the pan and comes to the middle of the pan. Chocolate Dough is ready. Turn off the heat.
Transfer the dough to a ghee greased plate, let it cool down. Once cool down, take a steel or plastic modak mould, grease with ghee, stuff a small lemon size chocolate dough in the mould.
Make a hole through the dough, stuff the hole with chopped dry nuts(cashes & almonds). Seal the bottom of the dough with a small amount of dough. Unmould the modak & chocolate modak will be ready with the mould shape.
If do not have modak mould at home, easily shape the dough by hand. Take a small lemon size chocolate dough, fill its centre with chopped nuts, roll it by hand like coconut laddoo, lastly shape it like a cone. Hand made chocolate modak is ready.
After making all modaks, store it in an airtight container, serve this sweet to Ganapati Bappa on the auspicious day of Ganesh Chaturthi.