Poha

हिंदी में पढ़ें

Ages old, world famous breakfast!
Note: Can be eaten at any time you like 🙂

Serves: 1

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: around 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup poha/chidva (pressed rice)
  • 1 Tbsp oil 1/8 tsp asafoetida 
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds 
  • 1/2 cup onions-chopped fine 
  • 8-10 curry leaves 
  • 2-3 whole red chillies 
  • 1/2 cup potatoes-diced small 
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric 
  • 2 tsp salt or according to taste 
  • 1 tsp green chillies-finely chopped or to taste 
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice 
  • 1 Tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • Lemon wedges for garnish

Method:

  1. Put poha in a colander and wash, not letting it soak too long in the water. 
  2. Leave in the colander to drain out completely.(colander-a perforated bowl used to strain off liquid from food after washing or cooking)
  3. Heat the oil and add the asafoetida, mustard seeds, curry leaves, onions and the whole red chillies. 
  4. When onions are light brown, add potatoes, and turn around till they look a bit glossy. 
  5. Add the turmeric powder and sauté over low heat till the potatoes are cooked through. 
  6. Increase the heat, add salt and poha and mix well. 
  7. Saute till mixed and heated through. Shut off the heat, and mix in the green chillies, lemon juice and half of the coriander. 
  8. Transfer on to a serving dish, garnish with the rest of the coriander and lemon wedges and serve. 

Khud Khao, Sabko Khilao 😀

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