This dish is treated as 'prasad' of Ganeshji & make it during Ganesh Festival. It is an assumption that this one is favorite food of Ganesh Bappa.
vegetarian 8 servings
1 cup dried coconut
½ cup yellow jaggery
1 tsp cardamom powder
oil for frying
1 cup wheat flour
Make a dough of wheat flour.
Divide it in to 10-15 pieces(generally these are exactly 21 when it is make for prasad)& make a small puri of its(puri must not be so thick nor so thin)
In one bowl make mixture of coconut , cardamom powder & jaggery. this mixture is a filling for modak.
Grease palm with oil, take one puri on hand, fill a spoonful mixture at center of puri. Gather outer edges of puri & make a modak of it(alternatively Modak maker can be used for making modak). repeat the procedure for all puri.
Modak can makes with different ingredients, this one is most simple form of modak.