Wednesday, December 12, 2012

KANDA POHA



Ingredients:
Poha (rice flakes)..... 1 cup
Potato... 1
Onion ..... 1 ( sliced)
Green chillies ... 2 ( finely chopped)
Curry leaves ... a sprig
Turmeric powder ... 1/4 tsp.
Cumin powder ...... 1/2 tsp.
Salt .... to taste
Oil
For tempering:
Cumin seeds ... 1 tsp.
Asafoetida ...... a pinch
Dry red chillies ... 2
For garnishing:
Coriander leaves .... handful
Onion ...... 1 finely chopped
Bikaneri sev ...... ( optional)
Lemon juice.
Method:

1. Put the poha in a colander/sieve and wash lightly under running water. Set them aside for 5-10 minutes, sprinkling a little water over them once or twice. They should be soft but not sticky and mushy.
2. Meanwhile boil the potato and cut it into small pieces. Set aside.

3. In a sauce pan. heat a little oil and add the tempering ingredients. When they crackle add the sliced onion. Saute it add the boiled potato pieces, green chillies and curry leaves. Add cumin powder, turmeric powder and salt.

4. Now put the soaked poha into the pan and stir lightly until everything is mixed well. Simmer for 1-2 minutes.

5. Serve it in individual plates, garnishing with coriander, onion and Bikaneri sev. Squeeze out a little lemon juice on top.

Serves ... 2-3
Preparation time ... 20 minutes
Spice level ..... 3 out of 5

23 comments:

Radhika said...

Aha, truly quick.


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Kalpana Sareesh said...

I njoyed this poha wen i was in mumbai its an absolute yumm dish..

ente pachakasala said...

kanda poha looks yummy

Kaveri said...

Love this poha and I make it quite often at home...looks delicious

Padhu said...

Easy and quick breakfast

Raksha said...

poha is good one

Umm Mymoonah said...

Very different recipe, looks spicy and yummy. Thank you for linking with Any One Can Cook

Vimitha Anand said...

Poha looks so yummy and healthy...

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

Nice healthy and delcious !!

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Suja said...

Quick and yummy..nice one.

Krithi's Kitchen said...

All time comfort food..

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Premalatha Aravindhan said...

I too make this often urs luks delicious...

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

I have heard a lot about this recipe, but never tasted it myself. I add potato sometimes to my pohe, but they are raw, i mean raw but fried with onions in the process. This looks delicious.

Umm Mymoonah said...

Hello Dear, Your recipe got featured in this week Any One Can Cook, Congratulations!

Nisha said...

Thats a quicky nasta

Sushma Mallya said...

This is my all time fav....yummy!

cookingvarieties said...

hi shobha, how are you dear. miss you so much.
i can only look and drool over this delicious platter, cos we dont have rice flakes. they do sell, but very seldom/
have a nice day

Amina Khaleel said...

delicious recipe... looks yummy..

Now Serving said...

Thanks so much for your sweet comment dear :) The poha looks delicious!

Rani acharyulu said...

Delicious and tasty poha looks so tempting.....

Anonymous said...

I have heard about this recipe but never tried. Kanda poha looks healthy and yummy. Thanks for linking my event..


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Sonia said...

Hi There, I can't wait to try it on my island. Thanks for sharing awesome recipes.
Have a wonderful week ahead and happy holidays !!!
Thanks & Regards, Sonia !!!

Madhavi said...

Love kanda poha!!!

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