Modaks: The sweet indulgence one can't miss at Ganeshotsav

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We all know Ganapati Bappa's favourite sweet is the modak. One just can't miss this steamed dumpling on the occasion. The traditional modak filling is made using fresh grated coconut and sugar or jaggery, but over a period of time, this sweet has undergone a drastic transformation. So, let us go to the next page and see the variety of modaks one can taste this Chaturthi in Goa. | All pics: Lakshmi Sardesai
CHOCOLATE MODAK This modak is an easy and tasty variation of modak made normally with chocolate, mawa/khoya (evaporated milk solids) and sugar. Kids will definitely love it.
ROSE PETAL MODAK This Chaturthi gift any of your loved one Rose petal modaks and also make an offering to Bappa.
BLUE BERRY MODAK Tuck yourself into the festive mode by trying out this modak and also surprise your friends by offering them this sweet indulgence.
MOTICHUR MODAK These modaks are rated high on the sweet indulgence list. If you have friends over for lunch, offer them motichur modaks as sweet dish after the hearty meal.
PISTA MODAK These modaks will just melt in your mouth and live the taste behind for a long time. This delight is one of the most sinful indulgences of this Ganesh Chaturthi.
MATHURA MODAK If anyone loves sweets deeply, he or she will surely know the Mathura peda from the Northern state of India, Uttar Pradesh. Mathura peda is a well-known sweet there. So, does one need to know what a Mathura modak will taste like? Just go for it.
SWEET TIMES AHEAD Modak is the most prominent prasad one could offer dear Bappa. As per the rituals, 21 modaks are offered to the benevolent God and eventually served to devotees. So, it is time to say BAPPA MORYA and thank him for the sweet times ahead.