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Meetha Poha Recipe For Infants & Toddlers

0 to 1 years

Created by Monika
Updated on Nov 21, 2019

Meetha Poha Recipe For Infants Toddlers
Reviewed by Expert panel

Meetha Poha recipe is a simple, easy and tasty dish among Indian festival foods. Beaten rice and jaggery are the essential ingredients while dried coconut powder and cardamom are the flavor enhancers and roasted nuts provide a divine nutty touch. It's favorite in our home, especially as a quick evening snack.

How to Prepare Meetha Poha?

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Meetha Poha Ingredients:

  • Beaten Rice - 1 cup (poha/atukulu/aval)
  • Jaggery - 1/2 cup
  • Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Dry coconut powder - 2 heaped tbsps
  • Cashew nuts - 7-8, broken into pieces
  • Almonds - 6-7, sliced fine
  • Ghee - 1/2 tbsp

Meetha Poha Preparation Method

  • Wash the beaten rice/poha well and drain. Sprinkle 2 tbsps of water over the beaten rice and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  • Heat a small pan with ghee, add the broken cashew nuts and almonds and roast them to a golden brown and turn off flame. Pour the nuts along with leftover ghee to a small bowl. 
  • Add dry coconut powder and cardamom powder to the bowl and keep aside.

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  • Heat 1/2 cup water, add the grated jaggery, allow it to melt and bring to a boil. Reduce to low flame and cook the jaggery to softball consistency, approx 8-10 minutes. When you place a little jaggery syrup in a cup of water, it will form a softball. Turn off flame at this stage.
  • Add the drained beaten rice to the dry coconut-roasted nuts mixture and mix well. Add this mixture to the jaggery syrup and mix well such that the contents are well combined.
  • Remove to a serving bowl and serve garnish with roasted nuts.


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| Oct 06, 2017

wow thank you seems to be very interesting and tasty.

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| Dec 06, 2018


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| Dec 09, 2018


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| Jul 20, 2019

hello I need receipe to increase the weight of my baby. she is 10months old and weighing 7. 2 kgs. now. hHer birth weight was 2. 75kgs.

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