Khoya Modak (Ganesh Festive Special Mithai)
1 cup fresh khoya,
1/2 cup fine powdered sugar,
1 tbsp icing sugar,
Few strands of saffron (kesar) dissolved in little warm milk,
1 tbsp ghee,
1/2 tsp finely ground green cardamom (elaichi).
Melt ghee in a pan and add khoya. Roast khoya on low-medium flame, stirring till it turns light pink. Remove from flame, let it cool and then grind till smooth. Then add saffron and cardamom powder. Then slowly add fine sugar and icing sugar if required. Mix the dough well and using the modak mold prepare small modaks. Else prepare equal size small balls of the dough and then shape them like modaks.