Poha By Archana

This easy to make Poha(पोहे ) recipe is best for light and healthy breakfast or an evening snack. Learn how to make Poha in few easy to follow steps and enjoy homemade Poha with Archana.

Poha By Archana

  • Heat 3-4 tbsp of oil
  • Till the oil heats, soak the poha
  • Add little water at a time because it becomes difficult to estimate the amount of water that is needed.
  • Soak the poha for 10-15 minutes
  • Once the oil is heated add ½ tsp mustard seeds, 1/s tsp cumin seeds, 10-12 curry leaves, 3-4 green chillies, ½ tsp turmeric powder ,1 cup of chopped onion and salt according to taste
  • Add ½ tsp sugar and add cocnut and coriander for garnish
  • Add finely chopped potatoes
  • Cover it with a lid for 5 minutes to let the potatoes cook
  • It isn’t compulsory to use potatoes in the recipe
  • This recipe can serve about 3 to 4 people.
  • The onions are cooked but the potatoes are still raw
  • TIP: Place a lid on top and let the potatoes cook faster with the steam that will be generated
  • At this point, reduce the gas flame a little, or else the onions will get burnt
  • To check if the potatoes are cooked use a spoon or folk and see if it breaks easily
  • If they do break easily, consider the potatoes cooked
  • Now add the perfectly soaked poha
  • At this point squeeze some lime
  • TIP: It is okay if you don’t add lime. You can even cut a small piece and serve it on the side with the poha
  • While mixing this together, increase the flame
  • If you are in a hurry to serve the dish, toss it a bit and put it on the serving dish. Or else, just steam it for 5 minutes before serving
  • The poha is ready
  • Add some coconut and coriander for garnish

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