This is a traditional sweet dish made of rice flour, stuffed with some jaggery-coconut filling (known as godd-chunn) and steamed in fresh turmeric leaves. It's prepared during Goa's harvest festivities.
Goa| Traditional Sweet| Patoleo | Feast of Assumption|
This traditional delicacy consists of a cone of jackfruit leaves, coated with rice flour paste, stuffed with a coconut-jaggery filling and finally steamed.
Alle belle are pancakes traditionally stuffed with coconut and palm jaggery. This soft, mouth-melting sweet-dish, is generally eaten in the evenings with a hot cup of tea.
Goa| Coconut and Jaggery filling| Goan pancake | Alle Belle| | Photo: Venita Gomes
Modak is a sweet offered to Lord Ganesh during the Ganesh Chaturthi festivities. The outer covering is prepared of wheat flour, rice flour or all-purpose flour, and the stuffing is made of coconut-jaggery.