Saga of a sweet delicacy!
A heavenly delight made with flattened rice cooked in milk and sweetened with jaggery.
Aamchi Mumbai’s Sweet Story!
It is (Sweetened Beaten Rice with Coconut), flattened rice is very famous in Mumbai, relished as snacks, breakfast, and sweet!
Celebrate Krishna Festival with It!
In Maharashtra, this flattened rice is called as “Pohe” and “Gul” refers to jaggery. It’s a ‘must have’ during Janmashtami and also enjoyed as morning breakfast!
Make it as you like it!
There are different ways to make it; in a dry form as well as little liquid by adding more milk. The choice is based on your requirements.
Serve it with a super hit combination!
Serve the Maharashtrian Style Gul Pohe as a breakfast dish along with a cup of Ginger-Holy Basil Tea or coffee by the side.
Let’s get cooking:
- Cuisine: Maharashtrian Recipes
- Course: Breakfast
- Diet: Vegetarian
- Prep Time: 45 M
- Cooking Time: 20 M
- Total Time: 65 M
- Makes: 4 Servings
- 1 cup Poha (Flattened rice)
- 1 cup Milk
- 4 tbsp. 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 and boil it till the jaggery melts completely.
- Mix well the soaked flattened rice (poha) with this milk. Fold the grated coconut into the flattened rice and serve.
- Serve the Maharashtrian Style Gul Pohe as a breakfast dish along with a cup of Ginger-Holy Basil Tea or coffee by the side.
- Total Calories: 183 cal.
- Carbs: 28g
- Fat: 1g
- Protein: 6g
Maharashtrian style Gul Pohe are quite famous.
Usually during festive time, Lord Krishna’s birth, it is a sweet commonly made in Maharashtra.
Ultimate combination is ginger tulsi tea or coffee.
It is best relished as breakfast delicacy
It is good to soak it for 30 min. i.e. ½ cup milk.
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