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Sunday, 1 June 2014

Beaten Rice / Avalakki / Atukula / Poha Sweet Pongal


As every one know pongal is the festive dish in south India, I just tried this recipe with thin Beaten Rice / Avalakki / Atukula / Poha and jaggery. It came out really well.


Beaten Rice / Avalakki / Atukula / Poha are available in three different types:

1.Fine Flakes
2.Medium Flakes
3.Thick Flakes
So for this dish Thin Flakes is the one which goes so perfect.

Ingredients for Beaten Rice / Avalakki / Atukula / Poha Sweet Pongal:

1 cup - Thin beaten rice / Avalakki / Atukula / poha
3/4 cup - Jaggery (Bella / Gud )
2 tbsp - Ghee
1 tbsp - Cardamom Powder
1 tbsp each Cashew nuts, dry grapes
1/4 cup - water
Pistachio - for decoration (Optional)

To prepare Beaten Rice / Avalakki / Atukula / Poha Sweet Pongal:

1. Soak the beaten rice for some time to soften. Drain the water completely and keep it aside.
2. Roast the Cashew nuts, dry grapes using a tbsp of Ghee.
3. In a pan drop in the jaggery along with water. Let the jaggery dissolve and start boiling.
4. Leave them to boil ,till you get the string consistency.
5. Now add Cardamom powder and Rice / Avalakki / Atukula / Poha , mix them well. Cook them for 3 mins.
6. Add the roasted cashews, dry grapes and a table spoon of Ghee mix well.
7. Decorate with Pistachio and serve hot.

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