• 4.7
20 mins Cooking Time
5 Servings
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 8%
Carbs 60%
Fats 32%
Lactose Free
Gluten Free

Indulge your sweet craving at any time of the day with this gluten-free, low sodium and zero trans fat  Mahatarshtrian - Indian dessert that's decadent in the taste and rich in its nutrient content. Modak is an energy-dense sweet that packs power into your daily indulgence. Modak Laddu and Coconut Modak are Healthy Indian Desserts usually prepared at home during festivals. Modak is one of the Best Indian Desserts In Mumbai and is seen in Maharashtrian homes during Ganesh Chaturti. This FitterEats recipe uses Rice as the main ingredient and is vegetarian, vegan and Jain. 


  • 1/4 Cup Rice Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Grated Fresh Coconut
  • 1/4 Cup Jaggery Powder
  • 1/8 Tsp Green Cardamom Powder
  • 1/8 Tsp Salt
  • As Required Water


For The Filling
  • Step 1

    In a pan, add grated fresh coconut, jaggery powder and green cardamom powder

  • Step 2

    Mix all ingredients well till jaggery melts

For The Dough
  • Step 1

    In a kadhai boil water as required and add salt, rice flour and mix well

  • Step 2

    Turn off the heat and knead a soft dough

  • Step 3

    Allow it to cool, take a small portion, flatten and put the prepared filling

  • Step 4

    Seal and shape them

  • Step 5

    Prepare the rest, transfer the modak to the steamer

  • Step 6

    Allow it to steam for 15 min

  • Step 7

    Delicious modak is ready to serve

Healthy Twist

To Improve Bone Health, Add a Tsp of Calcium Rich White Sesame Seeds

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Approximate values
Serving Size Number(30gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 14gm 5.1%
Dietary Fiber 2gm 7.3%
Protein 2gm 4.3%
Total Fat 4gm 4.7%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 96 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 28 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 17 minutes
  • Bicycling 13 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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