Krishnastami is around the corner and lord krishna loves poha and mostly hindu families prefer to make recipes with poha during krishnastami , so I made this poha kesari which in telugu called as atukula kesari ..poha is a rich source in iron,calcium and vitamin B which is essential in building healthy bones . This sweet is quite easy to prepare and within ten minutes we can prepare this sweet.


Poha / rice flakes   : 1 cup

Sugar   : 1 cup

ghee    : 2 tbsp

cashews   : 1 tbsp

raisins   : 1 tbsp


  1. Roast poha in a wide pan until light brown in colour .
  2. Blend into a fine powder and keep aside.
  3. Meanwhile heat a pan and add ghee and roast cashews and raisins until golden brown in colour.
  4. Add 2 cups of water in a pan and water gets boiled add blended poha mixture and stir continuously until no lumps are formed.
  5. Add sugar and keep stirring and add ghee and stir well.
  6. Ghee separates from the sides of pan then add pinch of food colour and stir well.

7,Finally add roasted cashews and raisins and switch off the flame.

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