Red poha akkaravadisal

A healthier version of the popular akkaravadisal by using red poha instead of normal rice.


1 cup red poha
1/ 3 cup greengram dal
4 tbsp bengalgram dal
3/4 cup jaggery
1 tsp cardamom powder
A bit of orange red colour (optional)
A bit of pachai karpooram (edible camphor)
Few roasted cashews and raisins
1 cup milk

Clean and wash the poha well. Pressure cook poha and dals with 2 cups of water.

In a seperate vessel, add little water to the jaggery and heat till it starts boiling. Add cardamom powder to it and cooked poha and dal. Mix well. Add the food colour, edible camphor and mix well. Cook for five minutes. Add milk and mix well for 2 minutes.

Garnish with roasted cashews and raisins.

*You can even add some ghee to it.
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Rach said...

Never tried this recipe before, will try it sometime :)

Neha said...

dessert looks yummy..good one EC

Neha said...

great to see you after so much time

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Very new and yum looking recipe.

Kiran said...

Never made this before.Thank you for sharing this healthy recipe.

RV said...

This is a very authentic dish. Looks inviting.

Lyndsey said...

This sounds so good! Yum!

sanjeeta kk said...

Very healthy and tasty treat. thanks for sharing, must try it.

Divya Vikram said...

Sounds nutritious and delicious.

Vasavi Suresh said...

Never heard of this recipe before. Shall definitely try once. Happy to follow you.

Coral said...

Interesting recipe!

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