2 cups Ricotta Cheese
1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk,
1/2 tsp of saffron mixed with 2 tbsp warm milk or few drops of yellow food color,
1 tsp of rose or kewra essence,
1/2 tsp elaichi (green cardamom) powder,
Sliced pistachios and strands of kesar (saffron) to garnish
In a pan, combine ricotta cheese and condensed milk and mix well using a spatula.
Put it on low flame and cook stirring continuously until the mixture thickens and starts leaving the sides of the pan. Remove from flame.
Add kesar + milk or yellow food color, essence and sprinkle some elaichi powder, mix well.
Transfer to a dish and allow it to cool down
To shape into modaks, take 1 tbsp of mixture and make a smooth ball. Now, using the all your fingers pull a little bit of a mixture ,elongating it.