METHOD: • In a large pan, heat ghee. Add semolina and roast on low flame until turns aromatic. • Add milk to the roasted semolina and stir well. Make sure there are no lumps. • Now add sugar as per your taste and stir again until it melts in the mixture. • Cook the modak mixture until it starts holding shape. Cover with a lid and let it simmer for 2 minutes. • Now you can add the cardamom powder and give it a quick mix. • Transfer the cooked batter to a large plate and let it cool slightly. Knead the batter to form a soft dough. • Prepare the modak mould by greasing it with some ghee. • Stuff the modak mixture to the mould and add some dry fruits. • Shape properly and garnish with saffron strands. Your Ganpati-Special Modaks are ready. Enjoy! • ¼ cup ghee • ¼ tsp cardamom powder • 2 cup milk • 1 cup fine semolina • sugar as per taste • few raisins (for stuffing) • few saffron strands (for garnishing) INGREDIENTS: Celebrate with Ganpati-Special Modak Prepared By Mrs. Vandana Pandurang Gholse 10 F R OM T H E K I T C H E N O F Mrs. Vandana Pandurang Gholse Crown Director Nagpur (Maharashtra)