Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Poha Usli

`1 cup Thick beaten rice(Poha) (Brown /White) 
1/4 tsp hing 
1 tsp Mustard seeds
2 red chillies Broken into pieces
1 or 2 slit green chillies
2 tbsp Chopped Coriander leaves
2 sprigs of curry leaves
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp Urad dal 
salt to taste
2 tbsp oil
grated coconut for garnishing


  • Wash thick poha in stainer and then put in a bowl (make sure there is no water) cover and keep it aside for 15 mins . Mix salt and sugar to it and then keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add hing powder,  mustard seeds, urad dal when they splutter add curry leaves, red chilli ,green chilli , coriander leaves and fry for a minute then add peanuts (opt). Fry for a while
  • Then add poha and mix well  and fry for a while.
  • Lastly garnish it with grated coconut and give it a final toss before you serve .