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Vellam avalpori


for jaggery syrup

  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup jaggery crushed or powdered.

to make the avalpori

  • 3 cups avalpori
  • 1/4 tsp green cardamom powder
  • 3 tbsp coconut sliced and cut into bits.


  • Into a saucepan add the jaggery and the water.
  • Set it on a slow simmer so it can dissolve the jaggery and form a syrup.
  • Strain the jaggery syrup and set it aside.
    jaggery syrup
  • Set a frying pan to warm up and dry roast the avalpori till it is crispy.
  • Remove the avalpori and set it aside.
  • Pour the jaggery syrup and bring it to a boil.
  • Never leave this mix and keep stirring.
  • Keep a small bowl of water ready and test the consistency occasionally once the jaggery syrup thickens beyoundhoney thickness.
    soft candy texture.
  • Once it reaches soft candy texture ( thakali pagam) add the dessicated coconut and keep stirring till the jaggery syrup.
    karthigai avalpori
  • Now add the cardamom powder and mix well.
    karthigai pori.
  • Add the crunchy avalpori and mix well till the pori gets coated evenly with the jaggery syrup.
  • Remove from heat and keep mixing till they stop clumping.
  • Once it cooled down, store in an airtight container.
    Karthigai deepam pori
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