Monday, December 5, 2016

Coriander /Kothambir Poha

Poha / Beaten Rice /Pressed Rice is my fav can be enjoyed in so many different ways curd poha, Masala poha which is my most fav and today's recipe is so yummy your going to surely love it  which I learnt from my friend Gayathri Pai who has a beautiful blog Gayathri Pai's Food Bytes ....Here Poha is so beautifully coated with the flavour of ground paste of coriander that I absolutely loved the taste to core....simply superb and delicious recipe as well . I have done slight change to the original recipe and used onion here ....nevertheless one of the most lovely recipe i have tried ....So here goes the recipe do try this and leave in your feedback  would love to hear from you all how you liked it :) 


2 cups of  Thick poha /Beaten rice /Avalakki

1 cup of coriander leaves (washed and finely chopped)

1/4 cup of freshly grated coconut 

5-6 Green chillies (use according to your spice level)

5-6 cashews broken into halves

1 tsp mustard seeds

1/2 tsp Jeera /Cumin seeds

1/2 tsp of powdered Hing /Asafoetida

2 tbsp oil + 1 tbsp Ghee

1 sprig of curry leaves 

2 onions finely chopped

1/2 tsp sugar (opt)

salt to taste

  • Take Thick poha in a colander and wash and rise poha well then cover and keep for 20 mins . After 20 mins you will notice that this poha is perfectly puffed up . Add in salt and sugar and mix well with your hands 
  • Grind coconut and green chilies without adding any water. when chilies and ground perfectly add in coriander leaves and give in a whizz ( NOTE: Please don't add any water while grinding )
  • Remove this coarse textured ground coriander coconut mix in a bowl add in onion and give it a proper mix and keep aside.
  • Heat Oil add ghee in a non stick pan when oil heats up add in mustard seeds, Jeera, when it splutters add in curry leaves, hing powder, haldi powder, cashews and fry well .
  • Now add in the ground mix and fry well it it leaves out oil and now add in the poha and give a proper mix . Done . You will absolutely love it :) 

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