Indian Rava and Semolina modak is quick and easy to make recipe

  • Prep Time : 30  mins.
  • Cook Time : 7-8  mins.




  • 1 cup semolina,rava/sooji
  • 1.5cup water/pani
  • 1/2 cup grated powder jaggery /gud
  • 1/2 cup grated powder coconut/nariyal,khobra
  • 2tsp clarified butter/ghee
  • 1/2tsp cardamom powder/ilaayachee.
  • pinich of salt/namak


  1. Heat a pan on medium flame.Add coconut and jaggery mix well.
  2.  Jaggery start melting slowly.
  3. Cook till the mixture becomes little thick. The mixture will leave the sides of the pan and gets thickened.
  4. Add cardamom powdermix and Switch off the flame.
  5.  As the mixture cools down, it will thicken a bit more.  The filling is now ready for use.
  6. Boil water in a vessel. Add 2 teaspoons of ghee and a pinch of salt
  7. Add the semolina little by continuously till the semolina is fully absorbed by the water.
  8. Close the vessel with a lid and keep it  aside for 15 minutes.
  9. Once the mixture becomes little warm and thick solid mass, knead it into a smooth dough and set aside
  10. Apply some oil to your hand while kneading, so that the dough does not stick to your hands. Keep the dough covered.
  11. Divide the dough into equal sized balls.  Take a small portion of the semolina mixture and place it in the mould.  Level the bottom of the mould.
  12. Seal or close it with semolina dough.  Now close the mould tightly and  remove the excess mixture from the edges of the modak mould.
  13. Demould carefully and arrange it in a plate.  Repeat the process and  grease the mould again to make the modaks.  No need to steam the modaks further.


Indian Rava and Semolina modak is now ready.


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