Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Beaten Rice Porridge / Avalakki Payasa / Poha Kheer


Thick Beaten Rice/Poha/Avalakki - 1 cup
Coconut Milk (thick extract) - 400 ml
Jaggery, powdered - 1 1/4 cup
Cardamom Powder - 1 tsp
Cashew nuts - 10
Raisins - 10
Ghee - 2 tbsps
Salt - a pinch


  1. Heat a tbsp ghee in a pan.
  2. Add poha and roast for 2 minutes.
  3. Pour 2 glass of water and bring to boil. Let it boil until poha becomes soft but still holds shape.
  4. Add powdered jaggery. Let is cook for 4-5 minutes after the jaggery melts so that poha absorbs the sweetness.
  5. Add powdered cardamom and coconut milk. Boil for 3-4 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, heat a tbsp ghee in another pan and roast cashew nuts and raisins.
  7. Add these roasted cashew nuts and raisins to the boiled porridge. Mix well.
  8. Serve hot.
  9. This will thicken as it cools.


sangeetha pn said... [Reply]

yummy dessert.. perfectly made!

sangeetha pn said... [Reply]

Perfectly made.. Delicious avalakki payasa :)

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