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Orange Modak

Orange Modak Recipe

Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu festival that commemorates the arrival or birth of Lord Ganesha on Earth. His idols are brought home as a symbol of welcome and are worshipped with great zeal and vigour. Lord Ganesha's feast would be incomplete without a plate of mouth-watering modaks. According to Hindu mythology, Modak was Lord Ganesha's favourite food. 

During the festive season, there are many different varieties, flavours, and ways to make modaks. The orange modak, for example, is a popular choice among many. A taste of this delectable delicacy would take any dessert lover on journey through Indian sweet-making culture. The traditional method of making modaks takes up to an hour or more but making the quick orange modak recipe is easy when using condensed milk. In this quick orange modak recipe, Nestlé MILKMAID is used to make the sweet. This orange modak recipe is your saviour when you're short on time and want to prepare something special for you and your guests.

Making the pulp, combining the ingredients, and cooking them together are the three main stages in this orange modak recipe. This orange Modak with condensed milk is an easy treat that can be made at home with your loved ones. Here’s how to make orange modak at home with Nestlé MILKMAID

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  • 1/2 tinNestlé MILKMAID
  • 1 cupNestlé a+ Toned Milk
  • 1/2 cupRice Flour
  • 3Oranges
  • 1/2 cupWater
  • 1 cupButter

How to make Orange Modak

  • Step 1 Cut and peel the oranges and collect their pulp. Cook on low flame with half cup water until softly cooked.
  • Step 2 In a pan, combine rice flour, MILKMAID and milk, and cook on a low flame. Stir continuously until it boils. Add the cooked orange pulp and butter. Continue cooking on a medium flame until the mixture starts leaving the sides of the pan. Remove from flame.
  • Step 3 Transfer the mixture onto a plate and let it cool lightly. Shape the mixture into modaks and serve!

Tips to Make Orange Modak

  • Make sure you use fresh oranges while making the orange modaks.
  • If you are a beginner, try with small quantity to avoid any kind of problems. 
  • Make sure you cook your ingredients on a low flame 

FAQs on Orange Modak

1. How to avoid stickiness when making orange modak dough?

If you do not use the exact measurements specified in the orange modak ingredients, you may end up with a sticky dough. When making orange modak at home, make sure to use the specified amount from the orange modak recipe

2. How to garnish the modaks?

You can add saffron strands or nuts of your choice to garnish the orange modaks. Orange modak is frequently topped with dry fruits such as almonds, cashews or more to enhance the flavour.

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