Coconut Poha Recipe- 10 minutes is all that you need

Coconut Poha Recipe:

Aval or Poha or Flattened Rice is one anytime good to go ingredient in my kitchen. This coconut poha recipe is so special because my dad loved it. All that you need is maximum of 10 minutes to do this. You can have it for your dinner or breakfast or pack in the snack box too.

Coconut Poha Recipe:

You can use red aval or any native rice aval variants. I have tried mappillai samba aval and barnyard millet flakes are waiting in my pantry. To buy native rice variant poha please reach out via this link

Coconut Poha Recipe

Check out the other poha/aval based recipes from my blog here below

Aval Ven Pongal

Milk Poha

Mappillai Samba Aval Upma

Red Aval Kozhukkattai

Red Aval Veg. Upma

Aval Sweet Pongal

Ghee Fried Flattened Rice

Coconut Poha Recipe:
Coconut Poha Recipe


  • Aval-1 cup
  • Coconut-1/2 cup Grated
  • Ghee-1/2 tbsp
  • Red Chilly-1
  • Cashews- Handful
  • Mustard Seeds-1/4 tsp
  • Urad Dhal-1/4 tsp

1.Remove the dirt from the flakes, if any.

2.In a pan add ghee and heat.

  1. Now drop the mustard seeds, urad dhal, red chilly and curry leaves.

  2. When they splutter add the cashews, coconut and give a toss till the coconut is fried well

Coconut Poha Recipe

5.In the meantime wash the aval/poha under running water for a minute in a colander

  1. Drain the water completely and add to the pan .

  2. Sprinkle salt and gently mix.

Coconut Poha Recipe

8.Switch off the stove and sprinkle salt.

9.Garnishw with coriander leaves and coconut poha is ready to be relished

Coconut Poha Recipe


You can skip the salt and offer this to babies above six months.

If you use thick variety soak for some time in hot water.

Ensure not to turn the poha mushy.


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