Poha Recipe

 
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Poha
How to make Poha
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Poha with onions, potatoes and seasoning like chillies, lemon and curry leaves make up a tasty and easy meal, especially when you don't feel like cooking.

Ingredients of Poha

  • 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 to taste
  • 1 tsp green chillies-finely chopped or to taste
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • Lemon wedges for garnish

How to Make Poha

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

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