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.
1 small diced potato
2 cups poha (fat poha rice)
1 cup chopped onion
Coconut and coriander according to taste and for garnish
½ tsp cumin seeds
Salt according to taste
10-12 curry leaves
½ tsp mustard seeds
3-4 green chillies
½ tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp sugar
3-4 tbsp of oil
1 cup water to soak the poha
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
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