Thursday 21 July 2016

Aval Urundai/Aval Ladoo/Poha laddu with Jaggery–Janmashtami Recipes/Krishna Jayanthi Recipes

Today I am going to share a very healthy and easy poha/aval ladoo. This laddu is prepared during Krishna jayanthi for neivedhyam as we all know aval is lord Krsihans favourite. The best part of this aval laddu is, it is prepared with jaggery, so it very healthy and tasty. This Aval Laddu can be made as quick evening snacks for kids, or for special occasions like Diwali, Navratri etc. Ok, friends do try out this delicious and healthy Aval laddu and post your comments here. Meanwhile do not forget to check out other laddus like Bhoondhi Laddu, Roastedgram Laddu/PottukadalaiUrundai, Besan Laddu, Ragi Laddu/Kezhvaragu Laddu, Rava Laddu, Sesame seeds Laddu/Ellu Urundai which I have posted earlier.

Here’s how to make Aval Urundai/Laddu with step by step photos...


Aval/Poha/Flattened Rice Flakes
1 cup
5 tbsp
Coconut pieces
Around 6-8 pieces
5-6 finely chopped
Preparation Time: 10 -12 minutes                   Recipe Category: Dessert/Neivedhyam
Makes: Around 8 balls                                        Recipe Cuisine: South Indian
Author: Priya Anandakumar


Ingredients Needed

Heat a heavy bottomed pan and dry roast the poha/aval until they turn crunchy and switch off the stove.

Add coconut pieces to the mixer and grind it well.

Add aval, cardamom/elachi to the coconut and grind it well.

Now add the jaggery and blend well again. Transfer everything to a plate. Add the cashew nuts and mix well.

Take small portions and make small balls/urundai/ladoo.

Yes, delicious, healthy and tempting Aval Urundai/Ladoo is ready to be enjoyed.


This aval laddu/urundai does not need ghee, if you want you can add 1 tsp of ghee when making balls.

Other Laddu/Ladoo Varieties that might be of your interest...

Thank you all for visiting space, please come back again for more traditional and lovely recipes from my kitchen.

If you find this post really interesting, it will really be nice if you can share with your face book friends, twitter friends or pin it or google + circles today. I will be very happy if you can join as google follower all it takes it just one click. All of this means a lot to me and a great encouragement as well.

Until then I am signing off…


  1. Healthy & easy to make :)

  2. they are pretty easy to make, will have to try
    keep in touch

  3. Krishna is a sacred God of Hindus and occupies a special place in their hearts. Know more about Janmashtami festival and celebration.

  4. Should i use fresh coconut or dry coconut


Hello everybody,
Thank you very much for stopping by my blog. Your comments are very precious and I treasure them a lot. Please leave your valuable comments and suggestions here. All our content & photos are copyright protected. a lot of time and effort is spent in researching, developing, testing and photographing recipes. please do not copy. as a blogger, if you you want to adapt this recipe or make a youtube video, then please write the recipe in your own words and give a clickable link back to the recipe on this url.
Priya Anandakumar