Aval Pidi Kolakattai /Poha /Beaten Rice Dumplings: Delicious steamed dumplings made of Poha/Flattened Rice, specially on Krishna Janmashtami/celebrating the birth of the Hindu God Sri Krishna.It is an offering made to the deity during worship. It is believed to be his favorite food.
What is Poha?
Poha is flattened rice or beaten rice. It is basically, de-husked rice which is flattened into flat light dry flakes.It originates from the Indian subcontinent, specifically in the Malwa (west-central India) region and is called Pohe there.