Vella Aval | வெல்ல அவல்

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Cooks in: 10 Minutes Serves: 2 People

Aval/Poha/Avalakki is made into a sweet dish either by adding sugar or Jaggery and offered as prasad during puja. It is a very simple dish and can be made easily. Any millet flakes / poha/ aval can be used for this recipe.



  1. Wash the poha under running water and drain completely. Using a small sieve for this purpose will give perfect result.
  2. In a pan add water and jaggery. Allow it to cook for 2 minutes to form a medium thick syrup.
  3. Mix in cardamom powder and ghee.
  4. Add drained poha.
  5. Mix well on low heat for 2 minutes. Keep the pan covered for 5 minutes.
  6. Garnish with grated coconut and nuts. Serve warm.

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  1. Its one of my favourite dish and nice to know that it can be made withmillets!! Do we get millet aval in departmental stores??

    1. Hi Sujatha,
      Millet aval are easily available in Chennai. Order from Native Food Stores through my website and enjoy 15% discount! Use the code given in their advt. Thanks for your visit.

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