Gujrati Poha

Gujrati Poha

Ingredients (Serves 3 – 4)

1. Thick poha / flattened rice flakes – 2.5 cups

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Salt – 1/4 tsp

2. Oil – 2 tbsp

3. Peanuts – 1/3 cup

4. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp

Curry leaves – A few

5. Onion –  3/4 cup, finely chopped

Green chilly – 2- 3, chopped finely

6. Potato – 1 medium, peeled and cut into small cubes

7. Salt – To taste

8. Lemon/lime juice – 1 tbsp or to taste

Sugar – 1/4 – 1/2 tsp or to balance the flavors

9. Cilantro – 2 tbsp

Sev – 1 – 2 tbsp

Onion – 1 – 2 tbsp, finely chopped

Method

 

1. Put the thick poha in a colander and hold it under running water for about 30 – 45 seconds. Mix the poha with 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and little salt. You can sprinkle 1 – 2 tbsp milk also. Set aside for 15 minutes.

2. Heat 2 tbsp oil over medium-high. Add peanuts and fry for a few minutes. Transfer to a plate. In the remaining oil, splutter mustard seeds and fry cumin seeds and curry leaves. Add onion, a pinch of salt and green chilies. Cook for a few minutes until transparent. Add turmeric powder, potato cubes and little salt. Mix well. Cover and cook for a few minutes over medium-low heat. Stir in between. Cook until potatoes are completely done. Add poha and 1/4 – 1/2 tsp sugar. Mix well. Check for salt. Cover and cook for a minute. If the poha looks very dry, sprinkle little water and cook for 1-2 more minutes. Switch off. Add lemon juice, chopped cilantro, fried peanuts and mix well. Sprinkle 1 tsp sev, finely chopped onion and serve warm.

Gujrati Poha

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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