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Chocolate Modak




  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon ghee plus 1 teaspoon to grease the modak mould
  • cups milk powder
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • ¼-½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup cooking chocolate


  • Heat ghee in a thick bottom pan
  • Once the ghee melts, add milk and bring it to boil
  • Add milk powder and cocoa powder. Mix well
  • Add sugar and let it melt
  • Add cooking chocolate and let it melt fully
  • Mix well making sure there are no lumps
  • Keep stirring until the whole mixture comes together (6-8 minutes) like a dough
  • It is ready when the mixture begins to release from the sides of the pan
  • Transfer to a plate and let it cool for 5 minutes
  • While the mixture is still warm, knead it for 2-3 minutes

Shaping the modak

  • Lightly grease the modak mould
  • Add the chocolate mixture in the mould
  • Press it gently to seal the modak completely (see step by step pictures above)
  • Unmould the modak
  • Chocolate modak is ready