Recipe Alert!! Celebrate Janmashtami with this yummy Poha Halwa!
1/2 cup poha(aval) (I used red aval)
1/4 cup ghee
1/4 cup sugar + 1 tbsp
1/2 cup milk
6 nos cashews broken
a tiny pinch cardamom powder
2 drops orange food color (optional)
Soak poha for 5mins in water. Rinse it well and drain the water.
Heat 2 tsp of ghee, fry cashews until golden, remove it and set aside. In the same pan add poha and saute for 2mins. Then add milk and let it boil.
Mash the poha well with a masher. Add sugar and orange food color.
Add ghee little by little. Keep cooking in low flame. It will start to leave out ghee at the edges and will get thicker, at this stage stage add fried cashews, cardamom powder mix well and switch off. Serve hot or at room temperature.