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Aval Kesari Recipe | Poha Kesari Recipe

Poha is called as flattened rice. Kesari made using poha instead of sooji is a different take on a traditional dessert.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 180 kcal


  • Aval / Poha - 1 cup
  • Sugar - ½ cup
  • Water - ½ cup +½ cup
  • Cardamom Powder - 1 tsp
  • Cashews - 2 tblspn finely chopped
  • Ghee - 1 tblspn


  • Take poha in a mixer and powder them coarsely. Take them in a bowl, add in ½ cup of water and mix well.
  • In a non stick pan, add in 1 tsp of ghee and fry the cashews. Remove them to a bowl.
  • Add another 1 tsp of ghee and add the poha. Fry this for a min.
  • Add in sugar and ½ cup of water. Mix well. the sugar will melt. keep stiring on high heat for 8 to 10 mins.
  • The mix will thickens and the colour will darkens.
  • Now add in cardamom powder, fried cashews and another tsp of ghee.
  • Mix well. It will leave the sides of pan.
  • Now remove them and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Aval Kesari Recipe | Poha Kesari Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 180
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword aval, poha
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