Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Batata Poha

Lovely Maharashtrian snack. Rediscover it my style!

1 cups poha ( rice flakes )
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 green/red chilli, finely chopped
pinch of cinnamon powder
1 boiled potato, cut into small pieces
pinch of hing
few curry leaves
pinch of sesame seeds
salt to taste
lime juice to taste
sugar to taste
1 tbsp oil

  • Soak the poha in water for a while . Drain and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, hing, and curry leaves.
  • When seeds start to crackle, add cut potatoes, salt, turmeric powder, cinnamon powder, sesame seeds.
  • Mix well and cook it for a minute.
  • Add the poha, lime juice and sugar. Mix well.
  • Ready to serve
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
Serving Suggestions:
A great snack. Sprinkle Sev or chopped onions for better taste.

Tip:Don't soak the poha for too long, or else it will get soggy.

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