Avalakki unde I Poha laddu recipe

Recipe Categories: Diwali recipes,Sweets/desserts
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Preparation Time : 30 min Cooking Time : 10 min Serves : 4

Avalakki unde or poha laddu is a traditional sweet dish prepared with thick variety of poha, jaggery, ghee roasted nuts, copra, roasted poppy seeds and cardamom, it is a healthy and delicious sweet to prepare for festivals, to offer god as nivedyam/prasad or to munch as a evening snacks. An easy to prepare laddu recipe in a short time.

Ingredients:

Flattened rice/ Avalakki/ Poha (Thick variety) – 2 cup

Jaggery – 3/4 cup (adjust to your taste) crushed

Copra – 3/4 cup grated

Poppy seeds – 1 tbs

Almonds – 1 tbs chopped

Cashew nut – 1 1/2 tbs broken into small pieces

Raisins – 2 tsp

Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp

Ghee – 2 to 3 tbs

Water – 3/4 cup

Method:

Dry roast poppy seeds to light brown in a medium flame.

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Add flattened rice in a mixer jar make a dry powder and keep ready.

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Add 1 tbs of ghee in a pan, when it is hot add dry fruits and fry until golden brown and set aside.

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In the same pan, add remaining ghee and jaggery saute until it is hot, add 3/4 cup of water and bring it to boil.

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Boil it until jaggrey (dissolves completely) get a single string consistency.

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Add powdered flattened rice (poha) into it, combine as there is no lumps in it.

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Cook in a low flame, cover the lid for 2 min,, switch off the flame, rest it for 5 min. Add all the other ingredients on it.

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Mix altogether properly, allow it to cool.

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When the mixture is hot enough, grease your hand with ghee make equal lemon sized ball with the prepared mixture.

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Avalakki unde is ready to Enjoy !!!

Note –

A day old Avalakki unde/poha laddu tastes yummy than the fresh one. It can be preserved for a week by storing it in a container.

 

 

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