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Sweet Aval | Aval with Jaggery
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Sweet Aval Recipe / Aval Jaggery Recipe / Sweet Poha Recipe

Sweet Poha, Very simple, yet traditional offering on the auspicious day if Krishna Jayanthi / Gokulashtami. We make lots of different prasad for Krishna Jayanthi but this simple Sweet Aval is alwayas favorite for Sri Krishna. Poha is just mixed with strained jaggery juice is a quick and easy to make Prasad on this auspicious day!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Festival, Sweet Varieties
Cuisine: Indian, Tamilnadu
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 183kcal
Author: Sowmya Venkatachalam


  • 1 cup Poha (Aval / Flattened Rice) 1 Cup - 250ml
  • ½ cup Grated Jaggery
  • ¼ tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 2 tsp Ghee (Clarified butter)
  • 5 Cashew
  • 1 tbsp Grated Coconut


Soaking poha & Frying Cashew

  • Take the aval in a bowl and rinse it in water twice. Drain the water and keep it aside for 10 minutes.
  • Take a pan add ghee and roast the cashews till they turn golden brown color. Take the roasted cashews aside

Preparing Jaggery

  • Heat a pan and add the grated jaggery to the pan and add a teaspoon of water. When the jaggery is dissolved, strain it to remove any sand particles or impurities in it.
  • Again add the strained jaggery juice to the pan and bring it to boil. Add the aval to the pan and mix well.

Garnishing Process

  • Add cardamom powder and grated coconut to the sweet aval and give a good mix. Finally add ghee and roasted cashews and mix well and remove the sweet aval from flame

Serving Time

  • The simple and yummy Sweet Aval / Aval Jaggery / Swee Poha is now ready for neivedhyam or for serving!


  • We can also add sugar instead of jaggery just for an evening snack.
  • The colour of the Sweet aval is fully based on  the type of jaggery. I have used Pagu vellam( Dark brown jaggery) and hence dark brown colour.


Serving: 1Cup | Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 2g