Ganeshotsav is always a big part of Bombay. This festival celebrates the diety's birthday and it is done with great pomp and splendour.we have made a yummy modak for ganesha.It is Made from ricotta cheese, peppermint and chocolate.
Here are a delicious food on hindu mythology and a prayer which is from all over India that you simply cannot say no to:
-2 Cups Ricotta Cheese
-1 Cup Sweetened Condensed Milk
-½ Cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
-1 Tablespoon Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
-2 Teaspoon Peppermint Essence
-Heat up a heavy bottomed pan till it is at medium heat.
-Add the ricotta cheese and cook for 6-8 minutes, stirring constantly.
-As the ricotta cheese starts thickening, add the condensed milk to the pan.
-Cook the mixture for an additional 4-5 minutes stirring constantly.
-Add the chocolate chips, cocoa powder and peppermint essence and immediately turn off the heat.
-Stir well to ensure all the ingredients are mixed evenly and properly and the chocolate chips have melted.
-Set aside and allow to cool till the mixture becomes cool enough to touch,
-Once cooled, stuff the mixture into the modak moulds and refrigerate for some time till the moulds are set. An hour to a few hours will be fine.
-Once set, remove from moulds and serve.