Sweet coconut poha - janmashtami special


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1 cups of jaggery can be varied as 1 cup jaggery and ½ cup sugar
jaggery should be unsalted variety.
poha can be soaked in milk also. this gives a nice taste to poha
add 1 teaspoon of ghee at the end for flavour

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Sweet coconut poha - janmashtami special recipe - How to make Sweet coconut poha - janmashtami special

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Poha- 2 Cups
Jaggery/Gud-1.5 Cup (broken in to small pieces)
Freshly Grated coconut-1.5 Cup
Ghee- 2 Tablespoon
Saffron- Few strands
Milk – to dissolve saffron
Cashewnut-10 (broken)
Cardamom powder- a pinch.

  1. Clean and wash poha thoroughly
  2. Soak poha in enough water to cover for 25-30 minutes. drain and leave in the stainer and keep aside.
  3. In a deep pan heat ghee and fry the cashewnuts.
  4. To this add coconut, jaggery, saffron and cardamom powder.
  5. Keep mixing till all the jaggery gets melted and the mixture turns golden brown.
  6. Now simmer the stove and add the pre-soaked poha
  7. Mix thoroughly and keep it for 5 minutes and then remove the pan from heat.
  8. Sweet coconut poha is ready.

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This recipe was contributed by Lakshmi Mani on 12 Jun 2009

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