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Meetha Poha Recipe

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Created by Monika
Updated on Oct 28, 2013

Meetha Poha Recipe

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.
Its favorite in our home especially as a quick evening snack.

Meetha Poha Recipe:
Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 10 min
Yield: 5
Main Ingredients: beaten rice jaggery

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

Wash the beaten rice/poha well and drain. Sprinkle 2 tbsps of water over the beaten rice and keep aside for 10 mts.
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 left over ghee to a small bowl. Add dry coconut powder and cardamom powder to the bowl and keep aside.
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, apporx 8-10 mts. When you place a little jaggery syrup in a cup of water, it will form a soft ball. 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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