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Pumpkin modak recipe

Pumpkin modak is a soft modak and they are a new modak for all pumpkin lovers. There are so many recipes made from a pumpkin-like pumpkin curry, pumpkin pie, pumpkin halwa so, I said why not try Pumpkin modak.

Pumpkin modak I made from khoya and pumpkin as a main ingredients. And tasty ,yummy ,soft new flavor modak comes in a hour.

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In the Ganesha festival, daily we make modak or sweets as lord Ganesha bhog. Every year makes the same flavor modak is quite boring.

I want to make something new, I saw there is khoya and pumpkin in the house so I decided to make new flavor modak easy pumpkin modak.

Pumpkin modak are little tricky modak as we need to cook it on low flame and make sure that modak batter is completely dry.Pumpkin modak are very soft modak . I made this modak without any modak mold just with hands I shaped modak .

Pumpkin modak are soft modak , nice taste of pumpkin comes in this modak .

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Step by step photo guide of Pumpkin modak recipe

In a pan add ghee

pumpkin-modak-recipe ghee

in a pan add grated pumpkin

pumpkin-modak-recipe pumpkin

Cook for two to three minutes

pumpkin-modak-recipe cook it

Add khoya in pumpkin

pumpkin-modak-recipe khoya

Cook for two to three minutes

pumpkin-modak-recipe cook it

Add sugar and mix well

pumpkin-modak-recipe sugar

Add dry fruit powder, and cardamom powder in modak mixture

pumpkin-modak-recipe dryfruit powder
pumpkin-modak-recipe cardamom powder

Cook modak mixture until it becomes dry and leaves sides of pan

pumpkin-modak-recipe modak mixture

Take out modak mixture in plate and let it cool down completely.

pumpkin-modak-recipe modak mixture
pumpkin-modak-recipe modak mixture

Apply ghee to hands and shape modak with hands

With help of matchbox sticks make lines on modak

pumpkin-modak-recipe lines with stick

Makes all modak same manner.


Pumpkin modak recipe card


Pumpkin modak |Pumpkin modak without mold

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Pumkin modak are modak for every pumpkin and khoya lover. Pumpkin modak are soft modak taste so delicious.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: sweets
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 11 modak
Calories: 74kcal
Author: Amruta Vaibhav Mayee


  • 1/2 cup Pumpkin grated
  • 1/2 cup Khoya
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp Dryfruit powder
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • Cardamom powder pinch of


  • In a pan on medium heat add ghee.
  • Once ghee is melted add grated pumpkin
  • Cook pumpkin for two to three minutes
  • Next, add khoya
  • Again cook for two to three minutes.
  • Next, add sugar and mix well.
  • Add dry fruit powder and cardamom powder.
  • Cook this mixture until khoya and pumpkin becomes totally dry.
  • It takes almost 10-15 minutes.
  • Once done take out in plate and let it cool down completely.
  • Now, take a lemon size ball and shape modak
  • With the help of matchbox sticks make lines on modak.
  • Modak are ready to served.

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  1. If modak are holding shape cook for more five minutes or add 1 tbs of dry fruit powder.
  2. Pumpkin modak are very soft modak.
  3. Instead of khoya add Suji or semolina in the same amount.


Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin modak |Pumpkin modak without mold
Amount Per Serving
Calories 74 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Trans Fat 0.01g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 30mg1%
Potassium 23mg1%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 0.3g1%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 1782IU36%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 76mg8%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Welcome ! I am Amruta Vaibhav Mayee , I love cooking and baking . I am here to share my Kitchen experience and help you with step by step photo guide and video presentation of all vegetarian recipes and special notes at every recipes as secret ingredient - Don't miss this part. I also have a professional background in cooking & baking.

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