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Recipe for Poha

Recipe for Poha

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Poha is nothing but flattened rice. These flat flakes puff up when soaked in any liquids like Water or Milk. This flattened Rice can be used to make any sweet dish or a tea time snack. This lightly seasoned variety is a quick and convenient breakfast item!

Serves:

2

Preparation Time:

10-minutes.

Cooking Time:

15-minutes

Ingredients:

Beaten Rice (Pawa/Powa/Poha) - 2 cups
 
 Potatoes chopped - 1 
 Onions finely chopped - 1 
 Green Chillies finely chopped - 2
 
 Oil - 4 tbsp
 
 Mustard Seeds - ½ tsp 
 Bengal Gram (Chana Dal)- 1 tsp
 
 Black Gram (Urid Dal) - 1 tsp
 
 Turmeric Powder - ½ tsp
 
 Asafoetida - ¼ tsp
 
 Curry leaves - 5 or 6
 
 Peanuts - 2 tsp
 
 Salt to taste
 
 ½ of a lime juice
 
 Chopped Cilantro (Coriander Leaves) for garnishing
 

Method:

• Soak the beaten Rice in Water till it becomes soft but not mushy, say about 5-7 min. Wash and drain all the Water.

• Add some Salt and Turmeric powder and keep this aside.

• Heat Oil in a pan, add Mustard Seeds and wait for it to sputter. Next add Black Gram, Asafoetida, Curry Leaves, Green Chillies and Peanuts and fry until they crackle.

• Then add Potatoes, Sauté for few minutes. Then add Onions and fry till they are cooked.

• Then add Poha and Cilantro and stir. Keep this on low flame for 5 minutes.

• Let it cool for some time and then add Lime Juice and serve.
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