Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Poha/ Beaten Rice/Avil (Upma)

There two varieties of beaten rice – thin and thick.For poha preparation we use the thick ones.This is a very simple recipe which can be whipped up in less than ten minutes. Always satisfying and  comes in handy for a quick fix meal

Poha  – 2 cups

Medium onion- 1
Peanuts about 10
Green chilles- 4
Curry leaves-2 sprigs
Corriander leaves-Few
Lemon juice and salt

  •  Wash poha in water
  •  Drain all the water.
  •  Squeeze juice from one lemon and keep aside
  •  Heat oil in a pan.
  •  Add mustard, Peanuts,Green chillies and curry leaves.
  •  Fry onions until light brown.
  •  Add tomatoes, tumeric and salt. Fry it properly.
  •  Mix poha with it.
  •  Put it on low heat for 4 minutes.
  • Finally garnish with corriander leaves.


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