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Poha kheer/Aval Payesam(no sugar)

Runa Ganguly
5 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Poha kheer/Aval Payesam(no sugar) RECIPE

Another very yumm way to enjoy a payesam/kheer is with the addition of beaten rice/poha

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Simmering
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Dessert
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Aval /Poha - 1/4 cup
  2. Jaggery -1/4 cup
  3. Ghee - 2 1/2 tsp
  4. Whole Cashew nuts -5/6 nos.
  5. Cardamom Powder -1/4 tsp
  6. Saffron -2-3 strands
  7. Raisins - 8/10 nos


  1. Heat a tsp of ghee in a pan and fry  raisins and cashew nuts separately on low heat. Keep it aside.
  2. Soak saffron strands in a tbsp of warm milk and keep it aside.
  3. Heat some more ghee to the pan. Add poha and fry till it changes colour on low heat.
  4. Add milk to the poha slowly. Simmer and cook till milk reduces a little. Poha will also become soft.
  5. Then add jaggery, cardamom powder, saffron. Mix well and switch off the flame immediately.
  6. Garnish with cashew nuts and raisin and serve hot or cold.

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Payal Singh
Payal Singh   Oct-09-2017


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