Pedha Modak , ready in 3 ,2,1….. and here they come !!!!!

With the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi this week,Pedha Modak is on my mind

Pedha Modak

makes about 71 Pedha Modak

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Can you believe the mixture for these Pedha modak is microwaved for just 3+2+1 minutes?

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Pedha Modak in the molds

Pedha is an Indian fudge like sweet which conjures up images of all things auspicious. They are offered to the Gods during festivals and other happy occasions ( one example being victories over tough exams:)  and then shared with friends and family.  Modak, with its distinct and exquisite shape is said to be Lord Ganesha’s favorite. So today, on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, this is a special post for Pedha Modak!

Traditionally Pedhas are made from khoa or khava, which is milk that is boiled and stirred and stirred until it is reduced to a coagulated solid. Simply said it is a labor intensive and time consuming process.

This super easy, goof proof recipe is a dream come true for people like me who like quick and easy…

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