Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Poha (Maami's Corner)

This is a traditional breakfast item in Maharashtra. Very easy to make.

Rice flakes/beaten rice/Aval: 1 cup
Onion: 2 chopped
Green chilli: 2 chopped
Potato: 1 cubed small & parboiled
Ground nuts: 3 tbsps
Green peas: half cup cooked
Turmeric powder: 1/4tsp
Curry leaves: few
Coriander leaves: 1 tbsp chopped
Mustard seeds: 1 tsp
Coconut gratings: 2 tbsps (optional)
Lime juice: 1 tbsp
Oil: 2 tbsps
Salt to taste


Wash the rice flakes & strain immediately.
Heat oil, fry ground nuts & remove, now add mustard seeds, add onion, green chilli & curry leaves.
When transparent, add turmeric,potato & green peas & salt.
Now, add the rice flakes. Stir till heated through.
Add the fried nuts, coriander leaves & coconut (optional).
Take off fire & sprinkle lime juice.

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