Relish this awesome phyllo modak, an innovative dessert for the festive season by Cocoamaya, a French patisserie in Andheri.
Phyllo Pastry Modak Recipe
Innovative Modak Recipe!
In a non stick pan cook together desiccated coconut and jaggery. Cook till jaggery melts and it starts drying.
Add nuts and cardamom powder and cook it a bit.
Remove off heat and add essence (optional).
In a sauce pan cook together sugar and water till the sugar completely melts.
Remove off heat and let it cool down a little.
Take the 1st phyllo sheet and spread melted butter all over the sheet. Place the next phyllo sheet over the 1st one and repeat the process till the 4th sheet.
Cut the sheet into round using the cookie cutter.
Place some of the filling in the centre and pinch the sides of the phyllo pastry clock wise till it all comes together and looks like a modak.
Butter the sides on the cupcake mould and place the modak inside it.
Bake it at 180c for about 15 mins or till the modaks are golden brown.
Once baked brush some sugar syrup on it.