SKRM'S RECIPES

Poha

Poha is exceedingly nutritious and is easy to cook. It is mostly eaten for breakfast or lunch. Add magical flavor to Poha by serving the Poha with Mint-Coriander chutney!

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 Cups poha (flattened rice)
  • 2 Tbsps vegetable/ canola/ sunflower cooking oil
  • 1 Tsp mustard seeds
  • 5-6 Curry leaves
  • 2 Green chillies slit lengthwise (optional)
  • 1 Medium onion chopped fine
  • 1 Large/2 medium potatoes quartered and sliced very thin
  • Handful of unsalted peanuts (skins removed)
  • Pinch of turmeric powder
  • Juice of 1/2 a lime
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped coriander to garnish

Method Of Preparation

  • Method of preparation-Poha should be put in a sieve. It should be washed for 2 minutes under the running water. It should be kept aside for draining.
  • Ghee or oil should be heated in a pan. Peanuts and potatoes should be put in pan and should be stirred frequently. It should be cooked for two to three minutes.
  • Drain the poha completely to remove all water and add it to the above mix. Add the turmeric powder and stir well to blend all ingredients.
  • If the mixture appears to be dry, more water should be added.
  • It should be cooked for about a minute. The fire should be turned off. Lime juice should be poured over Poha and it should be mixed well.
  • It should be garnished with chopped coriander and it should be served while being hot. The taste of Poha becomes exceedingly exquisite if served with Mint-Coriander chutney.
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