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kajoor modak
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Khajoor modak recipe

Khajur modak is an easy, healthy modak you can make for this Ganesh chaturthi. Artificial sugar free modak uses dates as main ingredient. Mixed nuts adds nutritional value.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Course: Dessert, Sweets
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6 Modaks


  • 20 Dates – 20
  • ½ cup Mixed nuts Almonds, pistachios, cashew nuts
  • 2 teaspoon Ghee to roast and grease


  • Roast the nuts firstly until fragrant in ghee.
  • Take care not to change its colour, so roast in medium flame.
  • Set aside. Deseed the dates.
  • Once nuts cooled down, grind to coarsely. Do not powder too much, there should be bits and pieces of nuts.
  • Transfer to a mixing bowl and grind dates to a paste.
  • Mix both the ground dates and nuts and grease the mold with ghee.
  • Grease your hands with ghee and fill the mold with the mixture.
  • Unmold carefully and arrange in paper liners. Grease both the mold and hands with ghee every time to finish all.



  • Use ghee generously for easy unmolding. Choose a smaller mold for watching your serving size.