Instant Poha

Poha makes for a versatile, healthy and tasty breakfast. With nuts, rice flakes and veggies all thrown in, it does pack a punch to start the day. This recipe makes an instant version which you could store airtight in a fridge for upto a week.

When you are ready to have it you pull it out, pour some hot water and then munch away.

  • Servings: 2-serving
  • Difficulty: easy
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Poha makes for a versatile, healthy and tasty breakfast. With nuts, rice flakes and veggies all thrown in, it does pack a punch to start the day. This recipe makes an instant version which you could store airtight in a fridge for upto a week. When you are ready to have it you pull it out, pour some

Summary

  • Cuisine: indian
  • Course: breakfast
  • Preparation Time: 10 mins
  • Cooking Time: 20 mins

Ingredients

1 number Onion
1.25 Cups Poha rice flakes
0.25 Cups Groundnut
3 numbers Red chilli
1 tablespoon Oil
1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
1.5 teaspoons Coriander powder
1 teaspoon Minced ginger
Curry leaves
1 tablespoon Lemon juice
to taste Salt
Coriander leaves (optional)
0.25 number Potato (optional)
0.5 number Carrot (optional)
To ready
0.75 Cups Water

Steps

  1. Heat the oil, add in the mustard seeds
  2. Once it splutters, add the dry red chilli, ginger and curry leaves
  3. Now add the turmeric powder and coriander powder
  4. Add the groundnuts and fry
  5. Add in the finely sliced onions and fry till golden.
  6. Now add in chopped coriander leaves and vegetables and cook
  7. Add the lemon juice and salt and mix well
  8. Add in the rice flakes and mix well. Each flake will take on the color and be lightly fried
  9. Turn off the heat and let it cool
  10. Once cooled, store in an airtight container in fridge
  11. To use, boil 3/4 cup of water
  12. Pour the boiling water in a flat bottomed vessel containing the poha.
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  13. Cover with lid and let stand for 10 minutes.
  14. Delicious poha is ready!


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