Aval Nanachathu / Sweetened Rice Flakes / Sweet Poha

Aval Nanachathu / Sweetened Rice Flakes / Sweet Poha

Here I bring to you a Kerala evening sweet which brings back nostalgic memories. My grandma used to make this for us whenever we visited her. This is a traditional dish and is really easy to make.

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Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Total Time
15 minutes
Serves
4

Ingredients

  • Rice Flakes / Thin poha – 3 cups
  • Jaggery – 200 g
  • Water – 1 cup
  • Cardamom powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Coconut – 1 cup, shredded
  • Cashew nuts – 20 g
  • Ghee – 3 tsp

Instructions

  1. Add jaggery to 1 cup of water and boil it till it melts completely. Strain it through a sieve to remove impurities.aval_nanachathu_1aval_nanachathu_2
  2. To the filtered jaggery syrup, add cardamom powder and rice flakes. Mix it evenly. Then add coconut to it and mix it again.aval_nanachathu_3aval_nanachathu_5
  3. In a pan, heat ghee and toast cashew nuts until they become golden.Then add this to the rice flakes and mix it well.

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Instructions

  1. Always filter the jaggery syrup to remove impurities.
  2. You can warm up the dish and mash it with banana just before you serve. This will bring out a different taste to the dish.
  3. You can add extra jaggery if you would like to have sweeter.

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