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249. Jaggery aval and Tamarind aval

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When we need a change from the normal tiffin items, we can choose simple  aval recipes, without involving much cooking.

Jaggery aval :

Ingredients needed :

aval – 1 cup

jaggery – 3/4 cup

milk – 1 tsp

coconut(grated) – 1 tsp

elaichi  powder – 1/4 tsp

ghee – 1/4 tsp

Method of preparation :

Wash and rinse the aval & drain the water completely. Keep it  aside for ten minutes. In a kadai, put jaggery  and 1/4 cup water. When the jaggery is dissolved, filter it to remove impurities and keep it in the kadai again. After 5 minutes, switch off the gas and add other ingredients in the jaggery water. Again, allow it to set for half an hour and use. It will be like a dessert and everybody will like the taste.

On vrata day, if you don’t want to cook, you can simply put jaggery powder with other ingredients in a bowl and eat as it is.

Tamarind aval :

Ingredients needed :

aval – 1 cup

tamarind – 1 small ball

salt – 1/2 tsp

cooking oil – 1/2 tsp

mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

channa dal – 1/2 tsp

urud dal – 1/2 tsp

asafoetida – 1/4 tsp

red chilly – 2

peanut – 1 tsp

curry leaves – few

Method of preparation :

Was and rise the aval & soak in tamarind water for 15 minutes. put the salt and mix well.  In a kadai, keep cooking oil and do the seasoning with mustard seeds, channa dal, urud dal, asafoetida, red chilly, peanut and curry leaves. The taste will be good, if you take it after half an hour.

If  you do it on vrata day, u can avoid seasoning.

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