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Sweet Poha with Jaggery

18 Feb

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Sweet Poha with Jaggery.

A thick syrup is prepared with jaggery. Poha / Flattened rice is soaked in water and mixed with jaggery syrup. Fresh grated coconut is briefly fried in ghee along with cashews and added to the poha. Serve sweet poha with jaggery.
Makes: around 3 Servings of Sweet Poha with Jaggery.

Ingredients:

Poha 1 Cup
Coconut (Grated) 1/2 Cup
Jaggery 1 Cup
Milk 4 Tbsps
Cashews 6
Cardamom Powder a Big Pinch
Ghee 1/8 tsp

Method of preparation:

Wash poha under fresh water and strain the poha.
Sprinkle milk on the poha and keep aside.
Grate the jaggery and keep aside.

Heat ghee in a pan, add cashews and fry till they turn light golden brown.
Stir in grated coconut and keep aside.

Heat a few tablespoons of water in a pan, add cardamom powder and jaggery.
Boil till jaggery melts and the syrup thickens (thicker than consistency of honey).
Remove the pan from heat, add poha, fried coconut and cashews mixture.
Mix well and let it stand for couple of minutes.
Serve sweet poha with jaggery.
Notes: Make sure poha is not over soaked.

Suggestions: If poha is over soaked, spread on a paper towel and let it dry for couple of minutes. If poha is not soaked well, sprinkle few more tablespoons of milk and leave it to soak. Adjust jaggery according to your preference.
Variations: Check other recipes with poha here.
Other Names: Sweet Poha with Jaggery.