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Aval puttu Recipe

Aval puttu is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 12
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 1 kg - Poha (thick)
  • 850 g - Jaggery
  • 1 - Coconut
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp - Ghee
  • 100 g - Cashew nuts
  • How to Make Aval puttu:

    1. Dry grind poha (aval) coarsely to rava like consistency. Wash well with water and drain. Sprinkle turmeric powder.
    2. Place on a muslin cloth and steam for 20 minutes.
    3. Remove and cool on a plate.
    4. Heat jaggery with one cup water and boil to make a thick syrup.
    5. Add grated coconut and cardamom powder to syrup.
    6. Pour the syrup little by little onto the steamed poha.
    7. Mix well with a light hand.
    8. Fry the cashew nut pieces in ghee and add to the poha.
    9. Serve on a plate or pack in small self-sealing covers and distribute as prasad along with sundal for Navratri.


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