Aval Kesari (Poha / Flattned Rice Kesari), is another variety of Kesari which is so mouth-watering. Conventionally, we make kesari using Semolina. But we can make kesari with Aval, Semiya, Samba Wheat and other millets. Even Pineapple kesari is so yummy and tasty. All variety of kesari are so simple to make and they are so delicious.

Aval Kesari Recipe | Poha Kesari Recipe | Flattened Rice Kesari
Aval Kesari Recipe | Poha Kesari Recipe | Flattened Rice Kesari 

This Aval kesari is one of the dish which I used to make during festivals. Last night, I was doing an inventory and found that I have missed to publish the Aval Kesari. So today morning, first thing, I made this yummy Aval Kesari and took decent snaps :-) This is yet another sweet you can do it quickly and surprise your family and guests. If we have sudden guests, immediately, we plan to make rawa kesari. But aval kesari is also a perfect dish to treat guests. So next time, If you have any guests, surprise them with Aval Kesari and I bet, they will surely love and appreciate you...

Aval Kesari Recipe | Poha Kesari Recipe | Flattened Rice Kesari
Aval Kesari Recipe | Poha Kesari Recipe | Flattened Rice Kesari 


Preparation and Yield:
Preparation time5 mins
Cooking Time15 mins
Servings3

Aval Kesari Recipe | Poha Kesari Recipe | Flattened Rice Kesari
Aval Kesari Recipe | Poha Kesari Recipe | Flattened Rice Kesari 



Ingredients:
Aval / Poha / Flattened Rice1 Cup*
Sugar1 Cup
Water 2 Cups
Cardamom Powder1/4 teaspoon
Cashews nuts5-6
Raisins5-6
Orange or Yellow food Color2-3 Pinches
Ghee3 tablespoon

* 1 Cup = 250ml


Aval Kesari Recipe | Poha Kesari Recipe | Flattened Rice Kesari
Aval Kesari Recipe | Poha Kesari Recipe | Flattened Rice Kesari 

Method:
  1. Heat a pan and add the poha and dry roast it for couple of minutes. Do not roast it for a long time, it may get burnt. Take this roasted aval in a mixer

  2. Grind it in a mixer. Just give a pulse or two. Let the aval powder be coarse. Heat a pan and add 1 teaspoon of ghee and add the broken cashews and raisins and fry them in ghee. Do not make the cashews so brown. 

  3. Take the cashews aside in a plate and then add the coarsely ground aval powder to the pan and roast it in ghee for couple of minutes and then remove the aval powder from pan and take it in a plate and set it aside

  4. Now add water to the pan and bring it to boil. When the water starts to boil, add the roasted aval powder and mix well to avoid lumps. 

  5. When the aval is cooked completely and water is absorbed fully, add sugar to the pan and mix well. Adding sugar makes the mixture diluted. Don't worry about that, Stir continuously. Add the food color along with cardamom powder and mix well. 

  6. Keep the flame low and stir the whole mixture nicely. Add ghee at this point and mix well. keep stirring util the kesari becomes a whole mass without sticking to the sides of the pan. Add the roasted cashews and raisins and mix well and switch off the flame

  7. Mouth-watering Aval Kesari / Poha Kesari / Flattened Rice Kesari is now ready to serve!
  8. Aval Kesari Recipe | Poha Kesari Recipe | Flattened Rice Kesari
    Aval Kesari Recipe | Poha Kesari Recipe | Flattened Rice Kesari 

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  1. which avaliable to use? Thick or thin? Measurements?

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    1. You can use either thick or thin. If poha is very thin, use 1.5 cups of water.

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  2. Can we use red aval instead of white aval?

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    1. Sure Aarthi, you can use red aval instead of white

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