Aval Puttu / Flatten rice Puttu:
Janmashtami special recipe, Krishna felt happy by a fist full of plain poha (Aval), but we prepare versatile recipes with Aval to please our lord Krishna for his grace. Aval puttu is one such sweet verity as neivedhyam. This has a soft texture and delicious taste.
Ingredients to prepare:
Aval -2 cups
Milk and water together 1 cup
Jaggery powdered-1 cup
Coconut grated-3 tbsp
Cashews – broken 2 tbsp
Cardamom powder-1/2 tsp
Heat pan and fry thick aval slightly, approximately for 5 minutes in medium flame.
Allow it to cool and grind to a smooth powder.
In a wide pan add powdered Aval, sprinkle 1/2 cup of milk and mix it gradually, leave it for awhile.
After 2 to 3 minutes sprinkle rest of the milk and mix well without any lumps.
In the case, if lumps occur grind it in the mixie for a few seconds to get a smooth texture.
Take another pan add powdered jaggery, sprinkle some water and bring it to melt.
Once jaggery gets melted, strain it to remove the unwanted particles.
Bring it to boil again, let it boil for a minute or two.
Now add grated coconut and mixed puttu to the jaggery syrup, reduce flame and stir it to incorporate well.
Add Ghee and cardamom, stir it for 3 minutes approximately in a medium flame .
Heat ghee, fry cashew nuts and garnish on top of it.
Delicious Aval puttu is ready, serve hot