Aval Laddu/അവൽ ലഡ്ഡു(Poha/ Rice Flakes Laddu)

Every day chicken curry, mutton curry, fish curry…..long recipes and ingredients …guys we need a change, right? Yeah! Definitely, I need 😉 🙂 so today I  share with you a simple and easy sweet snack recipe “Aval Laddu” (അവൽ ലഡ്ഡു /Poha laddu/ Rice flakes Laddu). This recipe I made for my sweet, sweet lover hubby 🙂 . Every evening he wants some kadi (snack)  with his tea and I am responsible to make something for him because I believe the famous quote from Fanny Fern “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach “ 😉 🙂  So ladies, note the point,  cook  and serve as per your man’s taste & mood  🙂 and try to get into his heart without any obstacle 🙂 Anyway this recipe also a good sweet treat for parties and festivals.Make a try and enjoy the sweet feast.

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Recipe Type sweet Snack/Dessert
Cooking and Preparation Time 20 to 30 Minutes
Serve to 4 to 5

Ingredients For Aval Leddu

Ingredient Quantity Notes
Aval/ Poha / Uncooked flattened Rice 1 cup white or brown
Grated Jaggery/ Sharkkara 1 cup
Grated coconut 1 cup Fresh
Water 3/4 Cup to 1 cup
Ghee 2 Tablespoon Change as per your taste
Cardamom 4 pieces Crushed
Cashew Nuts 10 Pieces Crushed
Raisins 10 to 15 pieces

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method For Aval Leddu

• Heat a pan in a medium heat. Place Aval and roast 4 to 5 minutes. Keep aside and leave it to cool.
• Heat jaggery in a pan with 3/4 cup water and melt it. When melted well, keep aside and allow it to cool. When cooled, strain its impurities and keep aside.
• Heat a pan, place melted jaggery syrup and boil. Add roasted Aval and mix well. Sauté 3 to 4 minutes (roasted Aval will absorb the melted jagerry syrup and it helps to cook aval).
• When it is in a semi dry in texture, add fresh coconut and ghee, mix well and sauté continuously for next 2 minutes.
• Add crushed cardamom gradually and mix well.
• When its looks dry in texture, add crushed cashew nuts and raisins. Mix well and turn off the heat. Your Aval Laddu mixture is ready! Keep aside to warm.
• Take warm (not hot) Aval mixture handful and make a small medium round shape. Make sure each laddu include enough raisins and cashew nuts.
• Do the same process until all aval mixture done.
• Serve Aval Laddu with tea or as a dessert. Enjoy 🙂

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Store Aval Laddus in an air-tight containers for next one to two days. If you store more days, refrigerate it.


        • Rani Vijoo says

          Hi Praveen, Njan malayam postum share cheyarundu, ella recipe um ella. Suggestion nu thanks. Njan theerchayatum sremikaam ella postum malayalathil koodi aakaan 🙂 eppo ulla english recipekalil edhegillum doubt undegil enodu chodhichollu..njan paranju tharaam 🙂

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