Aval Kesari

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Also Known As:  Poha Kesari, Flattened Rice Kesari

Category:  Dessert

Region:  Indian

Type:  Vegetarian

Serving Size:  7  Adults

Cooking Time:  30  Minutes

Preparation Time:  10  Minutes


  1. Aval     2    cup
  2. Ghee     3    tbsp
  3. Sugar     1½    cup
  4. Cashew Nuts     10    g
  5. Raisins (Unakka Munthiri)     10    g
  6. Cardamom(Elakka) Powder     ½    tsp
  7. Yellow food colouring     1    pinch
  8. Water     4    cup


  1. Heat a pan and add the aval and dry roast it four couple of minute. 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 powdeer be coarse. Heat a pan and add a 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.
  6. Adding sugar makes the mixture diluted. Stir continuously Add the food color along with cardamom powder and mix well.
  7. Keep the falme low and stir the whole mixture nicely. add ghee at this point and mix well, keep stirring until the kesari becomes a whole mass with out sticking to the sides of the pan.
  8. Add the roasted cashews and raisins and mix well and switch off the flame.
  9. Aval kesari is now ready to serve.

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