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Jaggery Poha for Babies & Toddlers | Baby Food

Jaggery Poha - Poha/flattened rice cooked with jaggery. It can be served as a breakfast or snack for babies & kids.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Snacks
Cuisine: South Indian
Author: Kalyani


  • Aval/Poha - 1/2 cup
  • Jaggery - 1/4 cup+1 tbsp
  • cashews - 2 to 3 optional
  • Coconut - 1 tsp optional
  • Ghee - 1 Tsp


  • Measure jaggery and poha. Keep it ready. Rinse poha and soak it in water for 5 minutes or until it becomes soft. Soaking time depends on the poha variety.
  • Add jaggery in a pan and add water till it immersed level. Heat a pan and melt it. Switch off the flame once bubbles start to appear and jaggery syrup is little thick.
  • Strain the jaggery water through a strainer in order to remove impurities. Now in the same pan add jaggery syrup along with soaked poha.
  • Mix the poha well with jaggery until it's coated evenly. Now add grated coconut, ghee fried cashews (if using). Give a quick stir and switch off the flame.


Serving: 1g