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Modagam Recipe | Pillayarpatti Modagam Recipe | Pillayarpatti Kozhukattai Recipe

Pillayarpatti Modagam Recipe with step by step pictures. Modakam is made with raw rice, moong dal and jaggery which is cooked together and steamed into dumplings.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert, Main
Cuisine Indian
Servings 12 kolukattai
Calories 141 kcal


  • 1 cup Raw Rice
  • ¼ cup Moong Dal
  • ¾ cup Jaggery
  • cup Water
  • ¼ cup Coconut grated
  • 1 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1 tbsp Ghee


  • Roast raw rice and moong dal for few mins. Take in a bowl and wash well. Drain it completely. Take it in a blender and powder coarsely
  • Take jaggery in a kadai, add in water and mix well. If your jaggery has dirt, strain the mix. I didn't strain since my jaggery is clean. Bring it to a boil.
  • Add in coconut and cardamom powder.
  • Add in powdered rice and dal mix in and mix well.
  • It will get thick and leaves the side and come together as a mass. Add ghee to this and mix well.
  • Let the mix cool down. Now shape it into ball.
  • Steam this for 10 mins.
  • Serve


Nutrition Facts
Modagam Recipe | Pillayarpatti Modagam Recipe | Pillayarpatti Kozhukattai Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 servings)
Calories 141 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.4g
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 5mg0%
Potassium 26mg1%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 8IU0%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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