Ganesh Chaturthi is probably every Maharashtrian’s favourite festival. Come monsoons and every Marathi household starts preparing to welcome dearest Bappa.
Decoration ideas, themes and shopping begin weeks ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi. The reason this festival is so special is because Bappa isn’t just a god, he’s more of a friend or a family member who comes to visit us every year.
Modaks are something that all of us (Bappa included) look forward to during the Ganpati season.
Here are five different types of Modaks to try out this Ganesh Chaturthi.
1. Chocolate modak
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Chocolate? Good!! Modak? Good!! Chocolate modak?? Why not! These are really simple and easy to make. Mawa, chocolate, sugar et voilà! Yeah, that’s all it takes to make these decadent modaks.
2. Mango modak
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Well, who doesn’t like the king of fruits? These yummy modaks are made from fresh mango pulp and mawa. Lightly flavoured with cardamom and nutmeg, these little beauties will just melt in your mouth!
3. Gulkand modak
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Indian festivals are all about indulging your taste buds. Why not indulge them a little more with these rich and flavorful gulkand modaks? These mawa modaks stuffed with gulkand (the sweet rose petal preserve), are something everyone should try this festive season!
4. Modak ice cream
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Yes, you read it right! A must try this Ganesh Chaturthi is this unique ice cream flavor by Havmor ice creams. Made from pure milk, dried coconut shreds and dry fruits, the modak ice cream is a creamy, rich dessert made for every modak lover!
5. Fried modak and Steamed modak
While all these different modaks are unique, nothing quite beats the classic fried modak with a sweet coconut filling and the famous Konkani ukdiche (steamed) modak with a nice dollop of ghee.
So this festive season give Bappa and yourself a twist of taste with these delicious modak varieties!
Ganpati Bappa Morya!!