Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Aloo Poha


Rice Flakes - 1 cup
Potato - 1, peeled and chopped
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
Black Gram - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Bengal Gram - 1 tsp
Dry Red Chillies - 2, cut into pieces
Groundnuts or Cashewnuts - 1/4 cup, roasted
Curry Leaves - 8
Green Chillies - 3, chopped
Coriander Leaves - 1 tbsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste


  1. Take rice flakes in a colander and run water through it until the flakes are completely wet.
  2. Keep it aside for 5-10mins so that the rice flakes soft but still hold their shape.
  3. Meanwhile, heat oil in a pan, add groundnuts and saute till it turns slightly brown.
  4. Add mustard seeds, black gram, cumin seeds, bengal gram, and dry red chillies.
  5. When mustard starts to splutter, add potato and saute till it gets cooked.
  6. Now add green chillies, curry leaves, turmeric powder and salt.
  7. To this add the soft rice flakes and mix well.
  8. Turn off the heat, add lemon juice and mix well.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  10. Serve hot.


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