Very easy sweet dish prepared using poha/aval/thin flattened rice flakes is “pancha kajjaya”. In Udupi/Mangalore region sweet poha is always prepared during poojas as an offering to God. Flattened rice is said to be a favorite delicacy for Lord Krishna. So pancha kajjaya is a mandatory dish made during Shri Krishna Janmashtami. Here “Pancha” refers to 5 ingredients and “Kajjaya” refers to sweet. A Sweet dish prepared using 5 ingredients is named as “Pancha Kajjaya“. Many variations can be made in this dish like adding honey, banana, sugarcane etc, substituting sugar for jaggery, using puffed paddy in place of flattened rice and so on. I will post all variations in this space. Now a very simple, basic but divine taste sweet poha recipe is here for you.