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Sweet rice flakes

Aval nanachathu

Sweet Rice flakes snack
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast, Desserts, Snacks, Sweets and savories, Traditional
Cuisine Asian, Baby toddler food, gluten free, Indian, International, Kerala, Kids choice, Malabar, One pot, South indian, Summer, Vegan
Servings 2 people


  • 1 cup rice fakes (Poha, Aval, Avalakki)
  • 1/4 cup jaggery or unrefined sugar
  • 5-6 tbsp grated coconut
  • 2-3 tsp coconut milk or other plant based milks
  • 1 pod cardamom optional


  • Reserve one tbsp of grated coconut for garnish and use the rest for the recipe
  • Into a mixing bowl add the rice flakes, coconut grated, cardamom seeds and jaggery.
  • Mix this well and pound gently so as to crush and mix the jaggery with the rice fakes.
  • Sprinkle coconut milk when needed and pound. the coconut milk helps to soften the rice flakes.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate up to a day...


You could make this overnight and keep for an easy breakfast option.
If not fond of coconut, substitute with almonds or other nuts of choice.
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