Sweet coconut poha - janmashtami special
by Lakshmi Mani
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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
Cardamom powder- a pinch.
- Clean and wash poha thoroughly
- Soak poha in enough water to cover for 25-30 minutes. drain and leave in the stainer and keep aside.
- In a deep pan heat ghee and fry the cashewnuts.
- To this add coconut, jaggery, saffron and cardamom powder.
- Keep mixing till all the jaggery gets melted and the mixture turns golden brown.
- Now simmer the stove and add the pre-soaked poha
- Mix thoroughly and keep it for 5 minutes and then remove the pan from heat.
- Sweet coconut poha is ready.
This recipe was contributed by Lakshmi Mani on 12 Jun 2009
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