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Coconut Khoya instant modak

Coconut Khoya Modak

A twist on traditional Modak with this Chocolate Chip filled Coconut Khoya Modak, that can be made in about 15 mins for this Ganesh Chathurti.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 modaks
Calories 232kcal
Author Manju


  • 1 ½ cups grated mawa / khoya (milk solids)
  • cup unsweetened desiccated coconut
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp ground cardamom
  • ½ tsp saffron strands
  • 12 chocolate chips


  • In a kadhai or heavy bottomed pan, heat the khoya over medium heat till it all comes together to one solid mass.
  • Add the coconut, sugar, cardamom and saffron and cook till the sugar has melted and it absorbed with the khoya. It should be a loose dough like consistency.
  • Remove from heat and let it cool, till it comfortable to work with.
  • Use a modak mold or with your hands shape into a conical structure. Fill one or two chocolate chips in each modak and shape it again.
  • If required, keep it refrigerated for about 10 mins to help it set. 


Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 122mg | Potassium: 451mg | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 2.7mg | Calcium: 294mg | Iron: 0.3mg