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Aval Kesari(Poha kesari)(Flattened rice kesari)

Aval Kesari(Poha kesari)(Flattened rice kesari)

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 5

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 25


Serves 2

  • 1/2cup flattened rice

  • 1/4cup sugar

  • 1cup milk

  • 2 tbsp dry fruits(like raisins, cashew nuts, almonds)

  • 1pinch orange food colour

  • 2,3tbsp ghee(clarified butter)

  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder


  • 01

    Dry roast the poha | aval for 5 minutes in a low flame, without getting burnt.

  • 02

    Powder this in a mixie . Not very fine, just to the consistency of rava.

  • 03

    Add little ghee in a pan and roast the dry fruits.

  • 04

    Keep it aside. In the same pan roast the powdered poha and saute in a low flame for 7-9 minutes. Do not change the colour and be careful not to get this burnt.

  • 05

    Boil milk nicely in a saucepan. Add this slowly to the roasted poha and cook in a medium flame. The poha will absorb all the milk and get cooked too. If u check with your wet hands, the poha should not stick to your hands. this means it is fully cooked. Keep the flame low.

  • 06

    Add the sugar to this. Stir this quickly and do not worry if the mixture turns watery.

  • 07

    Mix the kesar color in 2 tsp of water and add to this. Let this cook nicely till it becomes a whole mass.

  • 08

    Add the roasted dry fruits and the remaining ghee and cardamom powder.

  • 09

    When the ghee starts oozing out, and doesn't stick to the pan, switch off the flame. Aval kesari is ready for neivedhyam.



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