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Festive recipe: How to make Sweet Aval

By Manjula Nair
Last updated on: October 03, 2014 17:28 IST
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In most parts of southern India, different preparations of rice flakes are served during festivals.

Here's a simple recipe for you to try at home

The sweet aval, particularly served in South Indian temples during festive occasions, is an instant hit among kids and old alike.

It is easy to make, crunchy to eat and requires no cooking.

Sweet Aval

Sweet Aval



  • 2 cups brown aval (rice flakes)
  • 1 cup grated jaggery
  • 1 cup thinly sliced coconut
  • 1 tsp powdered cardamom
  • 2 tsb black sesame seeds


  • Wash the aval in water and drain it.
  • Allow it to dry for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Add grated jaggery and cardamom to aval. Mix well.
  • Garnish with sliced coconut and sesame seeds.
  • Serve immediately.

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