Friday, April 20, 2018

Poha | Cooked Flattened Rice | Indian Breakfast | Vegetarian | Recipe


1 cup poha (flattened rice)

1 potato chopped

coriander leaves

1 onion finely chopped

1/2 cup green peas

2 tablespoons oil

1-2 tablespoons roasted/fried groundnuts

lemon juice

curry leaves

1 and 1/2 green chillies chopped

1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds

salt to taste

2 teaspoons sugar

1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

sev (crunchy indian noodles)

2 tablespoons milk


- Add the poha to a sieve. Remove the excess powder and small granules. Thoroughly wash them with water.

- Remove the washed poha in a flat plate. Add water and soak them well for half an hour.

- After the poha get soaked well, heat the pan and add 2 tbsp. oil. Add mustard seeds. Once they splatter, add the curry leaves, green chillies and potatoes. Stir them well.

- Add the onions, stir well and cover the pan.

- After a minute, open the lid and add little water. Cover the pan again.

- After a minute, add green peas and cover.

- While the potatoes are simmering, add turmeric, sugar (optional) and salt to the soaked poha and mix them well.

- After the potatoes are nicely cooked, add in the coriander leaves. Add the poha and mix well. Squeeze in the lemon juice taken out of about half a lemon.

- Just before serving or while re-heating the poha, add 1-2 tablespoons of milk and let the poha simmer. Mix the poha well and cover the pan.

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