Also known as ukdiche modak in Marathi, these unfried modaks are a delight. Give the traditional prasad a twist of paan or betel leaves and offer them to Lord Ganesha. 

Paan Modak Recipe Card

Give the traditional modaks a twist with paan or betel leaves.

Total Time :
35 min
Preparation Time :
30 min
Cooking Time :
3 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Kishori Sud


  • 1 dessicated large modak
  • 1/2 cup condensed milk
  • 5 betel or paan leaves
  • 4 tsp gulkand
  • 1/4th cup chopped cashes and almonds
  • 1 tsp ghee


Step 1
Grind the betel leaves and condensed milk together.
Step 2
On medium heat, roast the coconut in ghee for 3 minutes and stir continuously. Fold in the paan mixture.
Step 3
Remove the mixture from heat once it becomes thick and let it cool.
Step 4
Make the stuffing by mixing together the dry fruits and gulkand.
Step 5
Grease your palms with some ghee so that the mixture doesn't stick to your hands.
Step 6
Take the paan batter in small portions and flatten them out like rotis but keep it a little thick so that it can hold the stuffing.
Step 7
On the flattened paan rotis, add small amount of Gulkand stuffing and make a ball.
Step 8
Take a modal mould and stuff the ball in it.
Step 9
Once you get the right shape, take the modaks our from the moulds and keep them on a plate.
Step 10
Serve the modaks with some chaandi vark if you want.