Aval Vilayichathu

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 250 grams - pressed rice (poha)
  • 750 grams - jaggery (gur), grated
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • 1 cup - grated coconut
  • 1 tsp - sesame seeds (til)
  • 2- coconut, scraped
  • 1 tsp - green cardamom powder
  • 1 -banana cut into small pieces

How to Make Aval Vilayichathu

  • Dissolve jaggery in 1.5 cups of water over low heat. Strain.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and fry coconut slivers, sesame seeds and set aside.
  • Heat this syrup in a heavy bottomed vessel.
  • Add scraped coconut and cook over low heat, stirring continuously, till one-thread consistency is reached.
  • Add the aval, sesame seeds, and cardamom powder.
  • Mix well for 2 minutes till the aval is well coated with the jaggery and coconut. Remove from heat and allow it to cool slightly.
  • Garnish with slices of bananas.
  • Recipe courtesy: Jaisruchi