Khawa Modak | Mava Modak

Khawa Modak or Mava modak is very simple and easy to make. Everybody loves these Mava modak and enjoys the festival mood.

I am also in festival mood and I and my son love to eat sweets all time, so I have tried these Mava modak today and they turn out very delicious. Surprisingly, all our neighbor have come for Aarti and my Mava Modak was hit among them.

Mava can be prepared at home, but I bought readymade Mava because I have the option of going to Chitale Sweet shop, my favorite sweet shop in Pune. And you can get modak molds anywhere in Pune or thru online shopping.
Khawa Modak | Mava Modak

Khawa Modak | Mava Modak


  • Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cup Mawa / Khawa / Khoya
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Cardamom powder


  • Method
  • 1.Put grated or crushed mawa in pan on slow /medium heat. If using frozen mawa, grate it and then use it.
  • 2.After 3-4 minutes, when mawa has melted, add powdered sugar. Mix it properly and turn off the heat.
  • 3.Add cardamom powder and give it a stir. If you want yellow color to your modak, you could use drop of yellow food color here.
  • 4.Cool this mixture in pan for 2-3 hours and then make a dough of that mixture with hands, so it will become soft.
  • 5.Insert small mixture in modak moulds and press the mould .Mawa Modak is ready.
  • Offer Mawa Modak to Lord Ganesh!!!

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