Godu Phovu (sweetened rice flakes)

This is a very traditional Konkani dish prepared for Naivedya...Godu means sweet and phovu means poha/ beaten rice in konkani!!

1/2 cup jaggery
3/4 cup grated fresh coconut(use white part only)
1 cup poha/ avalakki/ beaten rice(adjust accordingly)
2 tblsp roasted til/sesame seeds (black or white)
2 tsp cardamom pdr
2 tsp ghee(optional)


  • Take jaggery in a kadai,add ghee and 1/4 cup water and make it boil
  • Once the jaggery melts and starts boiling ,and the syrup becomes lil thick add coconut gratings ,and cook for 5 mins
  • Add sesame seeds and cardamom pdr and mix well 
  • This is the base of this dish called CHOORAN
  • Once the chooran  completely comes to room temperature add poha and mix well 
  • And your Godu phovu is ready to serve !!


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