Monday, March 16, 2009
Aval Nanachathu/ Sweet Poha
This is the brand i used
This is one of the neivedhyams[prasad] we get when we go to Krishna temples in kerala.It tastes so yummy.Also during srikrishnajayanti and Navaratri my mom makes this as prasad.
Broken Matta Rice Flakes-1 cup
Jaggery-1/4 cup powdered
Fresh Grated Coconut- 1/2 cup
Cardamom-seeds from 4 pods
Wash the Aval/Rice flakes/Poha and set aside.
In a pan add the powdered jaggery with 3 tbs
water and on medium flame cook until the
jaggery is melted. Strain the jaggery syrup and
in the medium flame cook until the syrup starts
to get thick and bubbly.
Add the washed Avil/Poha ,stirring continuously
add the coconut,butter and cardamon seeds.Mix
well.Garnish with raisins. Remove from the flame
and serve warm.
Note:You can also fry the raisin in butter and add to the avil mixture to make it more rich.