Piyush Thareja

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Poha

Poha

Cook Duration 00:20
Food TypeVeg
Recipe Calories 231kcal
Protein
4gm
Fat
11gm
Carbs
29gm

Ingredients

  • Recipe Ingredients list1 & half cup poha ( parched rice or beaten rice flakes)
  • Recipe Ingredients list1 medium onion finely chopped
  • Recipe Ingredients list1-2 green chillies (chopped)
  • Recipe Ingredients list1 Curry leaves
  • Recipe Ingredients list(optional) 1 medium potato (cubed to small size)
  • Recipe Ingredients list1 tbsp Oil
  • Recipe Ingredients list3-4 tbsp peanuts or cashews
  • Recipe Ingredients list3/4 tsp mustard or rai
  • Recipe Ingredients list3/4 tsp cumin or jeera
  • Recipe Ingredients list1/4 tsp turmeric or haldi (add more if needed for color)
  • Recipe Ingredients listsalt as needed
  • Recipe Ingredients listlemon juice as needed
  • Recipe Ingredients list2 tbsp coriander leaves as needed

Direction

Step-1

1. To make poha, choose medium to thick flakes. Avoid thin flakes. Add them to a bowl or a strainer or colander.

Step-2

2. Pour 4 to 5 cups of water and rinse quickly. Drain the water completely.

Step-3

3. Cover and set aside to soften. Meanwhile prepare the veggies.

Step-4

4. Press a few flakes of poha in between your thumb and forefinger, they should be soft & break easily. If they don't then sprinkle little water mix and cover.

Step-5

we'll start making Poha now.

Step-6

Heat a pan and add peanuts. Dry roast them until golden & aromatic. Remove to a plate and set aside.

Step-7

Pour oil to the same pan and heat it. Add mustard and cumin.When they begin to pop, add hing, onions, curry leaves and green chilies

Step-8

Saute until the onions turn lightly pink.

Step-9

Optional – Add cubed potatoes and saute for a min. Cover and cook on a low heat until soft and cooked completely. If needed can sprinkle some water and cook. Once done, saute for another minute.

Step-10

Add turmeric and poha. Mix well and cover the pan. Cook on a very low heat until it turns hot.

Step-11

Next add coriander leaves and switch off the flame

Step-12

Taste it and add more salt if needed & sprinkle lemon juice.

Step-13

Garnish poha with roasted peanuts and coriander leaves. Enjoy
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