Thursday, October 18, 2007

Onion Poha (Kandhe chi pohe)

Ingredients Required:

  • Beaten rice or Poha - 2 cups
  • Onion - 2
  • Green chillies - 2-3
  • Potato - 1
  • Green peas - A handful
  • Oil - 3 tbsp
  • Salt - According to taste
  • Mustard seeds - tsp
  • Urad dhal - 1 tsp
  • Groundnuts or peanuts - a handful
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - a few
  • Coriander leaves - chopped finely
  • Lemon juice - from 1 medium sized lemon

Cooking Method:

  • Place poha in strainer and wash it nicely.
  • Keep this aside.
  • In a pan add oil, add mustard seeds, urad dhal, groundnut (pea nuts) curry leaves, green chillies , turmeric powder.
  • Once these are fried add chopped onions, potatoes and fry for some more time in sim heat.
  • If necessary close the above and keep for the potatoes and onion to cook well.
  • Add poha, salt and stir for a few minutes. Cover the pany with the lid for a few minutes and reduce heat.
  • Boil the green peas in water until soft or microwave until soft
  • Add this also to the poha. You may wish not to add green peas.
  • Remove the lid, and add coriander leaves and lemon juice and serve hot.