Thursday, December 1, 2016

Vella Aval/Sweet Poha/Guede Poha

Posting a recipe of a traditional South Indian Fast food.Aval/Flattened Rice is used in this recipe.It is very easily digestible form of raw rice and a healthy option for junk food.
Vella Aval


Aval/Flattened Rice/Poha - 1 cup
Jaggery/Vellam/Guede - half cup
Scrapped coconut - half to 1 cup
Ghee - 3 tbsps
Cardamom powder - pinch
Cashew nuts,Raisins for tempering.


Wash Poha in water well.Drain the water immediately in case of lighter variety available in Maharashtra.If it is thicker South Indian variety, then soak in water for few minutes till soft and drain the water.

In a pan,add a ladle full of  water and jaggery,let jaggery dissolve and boil a little.
Take care not to thicken it as syrup.
Add Aval,coconut and stir well.Add little cardamom powder.Cook for 5 minutes and put off the flame.
In a small pan,add ghee,fry cashews and raisins separately and add to Vella Aval.Serve Hot.

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