Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Poha - on demand!!

Back after long long time..not that I was not cooking these all days..but was not getting any time to update here..So here comes the much awaited poha recipe..hope I write more frequently now...

Ingredients:
1. 2 Cup Poha
2. 1 medium size onion
3. 1 medium size potato
3. 2 green chillies
4. 1/4 cup green peas (optional)
5. 1/2 tbsp rai
6. 5-6 curry leaves
7. 2 tbsp coriander power
8. 1 tbsp sugar
9. 1-1/2 tbsp turmeric power
10. 1 tbsp lemon juice
11. 3 cooking spoon oil
12. salt to taste
13. Water for soaking poha

For garnishing:
1. Fresh coriander finely chopped
2. Scraped fresh coconut

Preparation:
1. Finely chop onion and cut green chillies in small pieces
2. Peel and cut potato in small cubes
3. Once chopping/cutting is done, spread poha in a big size plate and soak it in water. Drain excess water and keep aside
4. In a pan (preferably deep pan or kadhai), heat oil, add rai and after it tampers, add curry leave
5. Add green chillies
6. Now add cubed potato, and cook for 2-3 mins till potato is slightly soft
7. Now add chopped onion and cook till it turns translucent (alternatively you can cook till its golden brown)
8. Add turmeric and continue to cook on very low flame
9. In the soaked phoha, add salt, sugar, coriander power, lemon juice and gently mix well
10. Now add this poha to onion-potato mix in the pan and mix well till poha are covered with turmeric color well
11. Cover with a lid and let it cook for 2-3 mins till little steam develops to cook poha well
12. Server hot garnished with freshly chopped coriander and scraped fresh coconut



Kitchen Gyan: Poha serves best with hot cup of tea!!

2 comments:

  1. thanks thanks .... :)
    the awesomest poha i ever had ....

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    1. Thanks Yang..try out other recipes also and let me know how they turn!! Enjoy cooking!

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