Malnad style huli avalakki recipe | How to make malnad style gojjavalakki | Avalakki recipe for breakfast

By Latha on December 13th, 2016

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Malnad style huli avalakki or gojjavalakki recipe explained with step by step pictures. Gojjavalakki is a quick and tasty breakfast recipe. The masala or gojju for malnad style gojjavalakki is prepared by boiling salt, jaggery and tamarind. Then at the end roasted red chili, gram dal and urad dal powder is mixed.

"Gojju" translates to "curry" and "avalakki" translates to "beaten rice or poha" in kannada language. So is the name "gojjavalakki". And for gojjavalakki thick beaten rice is used.

I am so glad to write this post. Because this post is created upon repeated requests from one of the valued reader of this website. I have promised her that I will post all types of gojjavalakki recipes I know. I have posted mangalore style gojjavalakki recipe. And here is my second variety of gojjavalakki.

I have 2 more easy avalakki or thin poha recipes like avalakki upkari and sihi avalakki, prepared using thin beaten rice.

If you are looking for more Karnataka style breakfast recipes then do check our breakfast recipes section and if you are looking for more malnad or malenadu recipes then visit our malenadu recipes section.

Malnad style gojjavalakki recipe

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min
Serves: 3

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 2 cup thick beaten rice/poha/gatti avalakki
  2. 1/4 cup grated coconut
  3. 1 gooseberry sized jaggery
  4. 1 gooseberry sized tamarind
  5. 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  6. Salt as per your taste

Ingredients for masala powder:

  1. 2 - 4 red chili
  2. 2 tsp urad dal
  3. 2 tsp chana dal or gram dal

Ingredients for tempering:

  1. 1 red chilli (optional)
  2. 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  3. 2 tbsp ground nut
  4. 1 tsp urad dal
  5. 1 tsp chana dal or gram dal
  6. A pinch of asafoetida
  7. 4 - 6 curry leaves
  8. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  9. 4 tbsp cooking oil

Instructions for making malnad style gojjavalakki:

  1. Take red chili, 2 tsp gram dal and 2 tsp urad dal in a frying pan and dry roast it until dals turn brown.masala for malnad style huli avalakki or gojjavalakki
  2. Wait until cool and grind it into a fine powder using mixer grinder. Set it aside.grind masala for malnad style huli avalakki or gojjavalakki
  3. Rinse and soak the poha or beaten rice for 5 minutes. Soaking time may vary depending on the thickness of poha or beaten rice. Also soak the tamarind.soak beaten rice for malnad style huli avalakki or gojjavalakki
  4. Now parallely let us prepare tempering. Heat 4 tbsp of oil in a wide frying pan and fry the ground nuts until crackles.ground nuts for malnad style huli avalakki or gojjavalakki
  5. Add in red chili, mustrad seeds, urad dal, gram dal (channa dal) and prepare tempering.tempering for malnad style huli avalakki or gojjavalakki
  6. When the mustard seed crackles, add in turmeric powder, asafoetida and curry leaves. Switch off the stove.turmeric powder and curry leaves for malnad style huli avalakki or gojjavalakki
  7. Now add in salt, jaggery and tamarind extract (extracted using 1/2 cup of water).salt, jaggery and tamarind for malnad style huli avalakki or gojjavalakki
  8. Mix well and bring it to boil. Continue boiling for 5 minutes under low flame.boil salt, jaggery and tamarind for malnad style huli avalakki or gojjavalakki
  9. Add in soaked poha or beaten rice by squeezing out the water.soaked poha for malnad style huli avalakki or gojjavalakki
  10. Mix well.mixing malnad style huli avalakki or gojjavalakki
  11. Close the lid. Cook the poha or beaten rice under low flame for 3 minutes.cooking malnad style huli avalakki or gojjavalakki
  12. After 3 minutes open the lid and add in ground masala powder, grated coconut and give a quick mix.spice powder for malnad style huli avalakki or gojjavalakki
  13. Add in finely chopped coriander leaves and mix well. Serve tasty malnad style huli avalakki or gojjavalakki.coriander leaves for malnad style huli avalakki or gojjavalakki

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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