Sunday, January 11, 2009

Aloo Poha







 This is one of my favorites .....every house hold has their own version .....here is mine :) 

Ingredients
2 cups thick beaten rice(poha)

1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp urad dal
1-2 sprigs of curry leaves
4-5 chopped green chillies
2 Med size potato boiled,peeled and cut into cubes
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 onion chopped
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp lemon juice
1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves
salt to taste
1/4 cup of grated coconut for garnishing
Method
  • Place the poha in a sieve and hold it under running water for a few seconds. Toss well to drain out all excess water and keep aside.( poha should be completely dry)
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds,urad dal and when it splutters add curry leaves and fry for a minute
  • Then add green chilli,onion and fry till transparent
  • Add coriander leaves,turmeric powder,boiled potato,salt and mix well
  • Finally add thick beaten rice and mix well , sprinkle lemon juice and garnish it with grated coconut and serve hot