Maharashtrian Style Gul Pohe (Sweetened Beaten Rice with Coconut)
A heavenly delight made with flattened rice cooked in milk and sweetened with jaggery.
Maharashtrian Style Gul Pohe (Sweetened Beaten Rice with Coconut), flattened rice is very famous in Mumbai, they are used for various purposes as a snack, breakfast and even as a sweet. In Maharashtra these flattened rice is called as “Pohe” and “Gul” refers to jaggery. This particular sweet is usually made during the festival of “Lord Krishna” and can also be had as a morning breakfast. There are different ways in which this can be made, like in a dry form or as well as little liquid by adding more milk. The choice is based on your requirements.
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- Matar Poha Recipe (Flattened Rice Stir Fry with Green Peas)
- 1 cup Poha (Flattened rice)
- 1 cup Milk
- 4 tablespoon Jaggery
- 1 Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
- 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
- 1 pinch Salt
How to make Maharashtrian Style Gul Pohe (Sweetened Beaten Rice with Coconut)
To begin making the Maharashtrian Style Gul Pohe rinse the flattened rice with water for 5 minutes and soak them with 1/2 cup of milk for 30 minutes.
Heat the remaining milk in a sauce pan with jaggery and a pinch of salt until it melts. Add opened cardamom pods also and allow it to boil till the jaggery is completely melted.
Add this milk to the soaked flattened rice and mix well. Add grated coconut and fold well into the flattened rice and serve.