Avalakki Bella Usuli Recipe (Jaggery & Flattened Rice)
A simple recipe that can be eaten when fasting
Avalakki Bella Usuli is usually prepared across Karnataka on the days when people observe fasting for their God. Usuli is prepared using poha/flattened rice as it is high in starch content and filling the stomach. This can be prepared using red poha or white one, either thick or thin. The only difference between thick and thin variety is in their soaking time. It is such a simple one that you can stir up in five minutes and it’s kids friendly too. One can substitute sugar in the place of Jaggery. Prepare this moist usuli as an offering to God on an auspicious day.
Serve Avalakki Bella Usuli during your fasting days as a snack or as a whole meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Fasting recipes such as
- 1 cup Poha (Flattened rice) , you can use thin as well
- 1/2 cup Jaggery , grated
- 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
- 1 teaspoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
- Water , for soaking poha
How to make Avalakki Bella Usuli Recipe (Jaggery & Flattened Rice)
To begin making Avalakki Bella Usuli recipe, wash poha thoroughly with water and drain the excess water. Soak poha in a cup of warm water for about 5 minutes. Drain the water and set aside
In a mixing bowl, add soaked poha. Combine grated jaggery, grated coconut and cardamom powder.
Mix them well such that they are combined together.
Serve Avalakki Usuli with some grated jaggery on the top. Serve Avalakki Bella Usuli during your fasting days as a snack or as a whole meal.