Aval Puttu
Aval Puttu


• 1 kg – Poha (thick)
• 850 g – Jaggery
• 1 – Coconut
• 1/4 tsp – Turmeric powder
• 2 tsp – Cardamom powder
• 2 tbsp – Ghee
• 100 g – Cashew nuts


  1. Dry grind poha (aval) coarsely to rava like consistency. Wash well with water and drain. Sprinkle turmeric powder.
  2. Place on a muslin cloth and steam for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove and cool on a plate.
  4. Heat jaggery with one cup water and boil to make a thick syrup.
  5. Add grated coconut and cardamom powder to syrup.
  6. Pour the syrup little by little onto the steamed poha.
  7. Mix well with a light hand.
  8. Fry the cashew nut pieces in ghee and add to the poha.
  9. Serve on a plate or pack in small self-sealing covers and distribute as prasad along with sundal for Navratri.

Recipe courtesy of Rajeshwari