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Aval Vilayichathu/ Sweet Poha

Aval Vilayichathu is quick and easy snack that can be prepared in batches and stored for over a month. Beaten rice is always considered to serve as a quick breakfast or snack. It is a traditional snack which is made with jaggery and poha and enriched with coconut and nuts. Children would love this healthy snack.

Poha or aval - 1 1/2 cup
Jaggery- powdered-250 grams
Roasted cashew nuts- a few
Roasted Sesame seeds- 1/2 cup
Shredded coconut- 1/2 cup
Raisins- 15
Cardamon powder- 1/2 tsp
Ghee- 3-4 tsp

Roast cashew nuts,raisins  and sesame seeds and keep it aside.
Boil jaggery along with two cups of water till the jaggery dissolves and switch off the flame. Strain in down in a strainer so that there will not be any impurities. Put in back to the stove and allow to reduce and to attain a two thread consistency. Add in the coconut. You will notice that it will again become a bit watery. Stir in between and when it reaches a gel consistency add roasted sesame seeds, peanuts and cardamon powder. Finally add aval and evenly coat with the jaggery mixture. In a separate pan roast raisins in ghee and mix into the aval . We can store this is tight containers or you can refrigerate it.

Here another version with sesame seeds,black raisins and peanuts.

Try this easy snack...

Hope you will all enjoy.


  1. Lovely sweet dish, never tried it before sounds very healthy and delicious.,

  2. Wow Suja, never knew Poha could be made into something like this. Lovely new dessert recipe. Thanks for sharing this with us.

  3. I have never tried poha in this sweet way... looks delicious :)

  4. OMG..Suja..Absolutely delicious..Super duper picture tto..

    B/w white aval ano brown ano use cheythe/?

    Kairali sisters

  5. My mom used to prepare sweet poha with milk, sugar and coconut scrappings. Your recipe is new to me. Looks very yummy :)

  6. wow .my hus favorite..sometimes i do it ..but i like to eat when amma prepares this..nicely presented suja.feel to grab delicious happy to see our traditional dish..loved it..superb
    we hardly add sesame seeds..but looks so delicious

  7. Wow so beautiful suja, gorgeous presentation, even i love sweet poha but do it slightly different from yours but i would love to try your version too

  8. this is new to me...but sounds delicious...liked the presentation...looks pretty n tempting too...:)

  9. My fav snack...Liked your version with lot of sesame seeds :-)

  10. Beautiful click and looks so yummy though it is new to me.....

  11. Woww wat a beautiful sweet poha, looks super delicious and i never had it dish, thanks for sharing, will try it..

  12. Wow, sweetened pohe looks awesome, neat presentation.

  13. This looks like an irresistible snack. I love the nuts and sesame seeds in it.

  14. Wow what a colourful one.....i cant wait myself to taste it anymore..its so yummy...

  15. What a wonderful presentation!! Avalil nutsum sesame seedsum use cheythathu eshtamayi..Great recipe!

  16. Wow Suja...this looks so tasty and tempting...I would love to have this as an evening snack...good one dear :)

  17. Woooow Suja,,my faaav one even me too have poha sweet like this but sugar for jaggery dear...looks perfect snack dear..

  18. Nice presentation.. Reminds me of the Chennai hostel days.. My friend used to bring this everytime she went home..

  19. nice presentation and looks so yummy..
    hey Suja wer in Nj do you live?

  20. Hi Suja, first time here..this poha sweet looks so good..happy to found you..following you dear..
    drop on at my blog when you get time..

  21. My favorite too....very nice poha recipe dear. Beautiful click!

  22. have tries poha kheer but...u have an intersting dish here and a nice space :)

  23. Hello,first time here in your blog. You have got a lovely space in here. Your poha looks soooooo good.
    Happy to follow you.

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  26. Aval vilayichathu looks great... really great presentation...

  27. look great suja. one of my grandmas special. i like to have it with banana.

  28. Thanks Yummy Team..I am so excited about it..thanks for your love and support..
    Dear friends I thank you all.

  29. Thanks all for stopping by and for these lovely visit again.
    Turmericnspice,Umm Mymoonah, Nithu, Rach, Rachna,...Thanks for stopping by..Welcome to my visit often.


  30. looks delicious. First time here. Nice Blog.

  31. OLÁ, HEY;


    Maria Paula -BRASIL-

  32. now that is absolute comfort food isnt it...the pic makes me wanna just reach out and grab some

  33. this sweet dish new to me..looks tempting! I make milk poha...don't mind to have it right now..;-)

  34. Thanks Nisha,Uma,Pecados da mesa, Open Book and Jagruti for stopping by and for the lovely comments

  35. This is my all time favourite....and looks very tempting......


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