Chocolate modak made from khoya

This is a great sweet for Ganpati.

  • Preparation time: 50 minutes
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • Makes: 7 to 8 medium size modaks


  • 1 cup khoya
  • 1  ½ tbsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 ½ tbsp cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp vanilla essence
  • Ghee or oil for lining the modak moulds


  1. Heat the khoya with the sugar in a non stick pan on a slow fame to make it soft.
  2. Add the cocoa powder, cardamon powder, vanilla essence and mix thoroughly.
  3. Remove from the gas and allow it to cool slightly.
  4. Brush ghee on the inside of the modak moulds. With a spoon place the mixture in the modak moulds and press firmly.
  5. Unmould the modaks and put in a plate
  6. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  7. Store and use at your convenience.

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