Peas Modak With Jaggery

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20 mins Cooking Time
4 Servings
Diversity score info

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Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 12%
Carbs 63%
Fats 25%
Gluten Free

Indulge your all day, evening or mid-morning sweet craving with this zero trans fat and gluten-free Maharashtrian dessert that's decadent in the taste and rich in its nutrient content. Peas Modak With Jaggery is an excellent source that packs power into your daily indulgence. This Healthy Indian Dessert recipe uses rice as the main ingredient and is vegetarian and Jain. Learn how to make this Peas Jaggery Modak the FitterEats way! This innovative dish is sure to surpass the Best Indian Desserts In Mumbai. So try this sweet recipe at the comfort of your home.


  • 1/4 cup Boiled Peas
  • 1/4 Cup Rice Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Grated Fresh Coconut
  • 2 Tbsp Jaggery Powder
  • 1/8 Tsp Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
  • As Required Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Grind boiled fresh peas into a coarse paste

For Filling
  • Step 1

    Add grated fresh coconut, peas paste, jaggery powder and green cardamom powder into a pan

  • Step 2

    Heat and roast till the jaggery melts and mix all ingredients well

For Dough
  • Step 1

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

  • Step 2

    Switch off the heat and knead the mixture to a soft dough

For Modak
  • Step 1

    Take a small portion, flatten and put the preprared filling

  • Step 2

    Seal and shape them in modaks

  • Step 3

    Prepare the rest of the modaks, grease a steamer with clarified butter and transfer modaks into the steamer

  • Step 4

    Allow it to steam for 15 min

  • Step 5

    Delicious peas 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(60gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 26gm 9.3%
Dietary Fiber 5gm 17.4%
Protein 6gm 11.3%
Total Fat 5gm 6.5%

*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 169 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 49 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 29 minutes
  • Bicycling 23 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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